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Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:18pm
Anywhere it rains, it can flood. Flash flooding is one of the disasters that can happen in Colorado Springs. It’s important to be prepared so that everyone in your family knows what to do and where to go.
logo for keep you butts in your car campaign
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 3:15pm
The City and County are teaming up to tell you to discard your cigarette in an appropriate receptacle.
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Area residents may receive simulated emergency phone notifications, see emergency vehicles
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 11:21am
Colorado Springs, CO – Today marks 125 years of professional fire service to the community. Fire protection transitioned from volunteer fire companies to the paid Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) at 7 a.m. on Feb 12, 1894. The fire department staffing consisted of Fire Chief J. G. Johnson,... Read more
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 12:26pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.- The Colorado Springs Fire Department achieved several objectives in its continued efforts to improve the outcome of calls for service and events in 2018. Here are three of the many highlights from the CSFD in 2018. Community Response Team Expansion
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 1:49pm
Colorado Springs, CO – On December 7, 2018, at approximately 6:12 a.m., the Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 390 Wedgewood Court. En route, responding companies were able to see a large plume of smoke and flame lengths of 20-30 feet. Responding companies... Read more
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 1:49pm
Colorado Springs, CO – On November 22, 2018, at approximately 4:55 a.m., the Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 2822 Airport Rd, Timbers Apartments. En route, the closest company, Engine 8, noted smoke “blowing across Airport Road” and initiated the... Read more
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 1:15pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, November 27, 2018 – The Allstate Foundation has awarded a $15,000 grant to the Colorado Springs Fire Department for Wildfire Mitigation. For over 60 years, The Allstate Foundation has used the relationships, reputation, and resources of Allstate to support innovative and... Read more
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 3:33pm
Colorado Springs, CO – On November 6, 2018, at approximately 8:20 p.m., the Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 4320 Star Ranch Road. The initial address crews dispatched to was on Regency Dr. which is to the north and approximately ¼- ½ miles north of the... Read more
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 11:20am
Colorado Springs, CO – On October 19, 2018, at approximately 8:00 pm., the Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 1070 S. Chelton Road. Fire companies arrived in approximately 3 minutes to find light smoke, which was consistent with the smell of food on the... Read more
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 10:34am
Colorado Springs, CO – On October 10, 2018, at approximately 3:50 p.m., the Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a report of an explosion and subsequent fire inside of a parked RV at 2241 E. Platte Avenue. Fire companies arrived in approximately 2 minutes to find lazy black smoke emitting... Read more
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 8:35am
Colorado Springs, CO – On October 14, 2018, at approximately 8:45 a.m., the Colorado Springs Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 5521 N. Buckskin Pass Drive. Fire companies arrived in approximately 3 minutes to find light smoke showing from the backside of the home and... Read more