The Colorado Springs Fire Department's Division of the Fire Marshal has enacted Burn Restriction Orders that have been encouraged by Governor Polis due to COVID-19 straining state, local, and federal resources. These restrictions will be effective on April 17, 2020.
Instructions for submitting plans directly to the Technical Services Group of the Division of the Fire Marshal
Note: This DOES NOT affect plans that are submitted to Fire Construction Services or the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department. Please contact them directly for any updated procedures.
Colorado Springs, Colo. - Under the order of its Medical Directors, and in the interest of patient care and overall public health, the Colorado Springs Fire Department is implementing new field triage procedures. Implementation of these procedures began on Monday, March 16, 2020.
The new triage... Read more
Start 2020 off right. Make sure you and your family are prepared for an emergency. Remember, disasters don't plan ahead, but you can. Here are some simple steps you can take as you welcome the New Year.
The City of Colorado Springs will allocate $4.4 million towards the addition of 20 sworn police officers and eight full-time fire personnel in 2020. This investment continues the City’s commitment to add 120 officers to the Colorado Springs Police Department and 32 full-time positions to the... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs has joined FirstNet® – a new communications platform built just for public safety. FirstNet provides the City’s first responders new capabilities and reliable access to send and receive critical information while in the field.
Did you know that Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home cooking fires? Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving when there is a lot of activity and people at home.
The Colorado Springs Fire Department wants you to know that although turkey fryers are popular,... Read more
The Colorado Springs Fire Department does so much more than fight fires! Typically fire related calls are only one percent of CSFD call responses. Jen and Ted speak with Sunny Smaldino, Safety Educator for CSFD’s Division of the Fire Marshal, about preventative measures for fire and general safe... Read more
Go behind the scenes at the Colorado Springs fire department with emergency vehicle technician Justin Rael. He's one of our dedicated City employees who keeps our fire trucks and other equipment running so they are ready when we need them.