Fire Department Calendar

Official Colorado Springs Fire Department headshot of Chief Ted Collas in his dress blues
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 2:41pm
It’s a fond farewell episode with Colorado Springs Fire Department Chief Ted Collas, who is retiring after 36 years of service! Hear what he has to say about the department’s future, his own career and that time he started an IV on an elephant at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo!
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 12:02pm
Mayor John Suthers announced today his appointment of Deputy Fire Chief Randy Royal as the new Colorado Springs Fire Chief following Chief Ted Collas’ retirement on March 5.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 10:56am
Through the challenges of 2020, the City of Colorado Springs continued to serve residents through the activation of its Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency ManagementThe City and County are consolidating their Offices of Emergency Management in an effort to optimize staff resources, establish a... Read more
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 11:03am
Colorado Springs Fire Chief Ted Collas will retire on March 5, 2021, the City announced today. Collas has served as chief since 2016 and joined the Colorado Springs Fire Department in 1985.
Friday, October 16, 2020 - 11:20am
The weather is cooling down, but that doesn't mean we're past the risk of wildfire. In fact, wildfire season is all year round in Colorado Springs. Protecting our community is a shared responsibility. You can help protect our community.
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 5:07pm
You can see and smell the smoke and it’s been HOT. But those aren’t the only reasons we have a burn ban in Colorado Springs. Tune in for an interview with Fire Marshal Brett Lacey about how COVID-19 is impacting his decisions and what our fire department is hoping YOU will do – and NOT do - to keep... Read more
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 4:29pm
A Burn Ban is in effect for the City of Colorado Springs due to VERY HIGH fire danger in our area. Please see the order and quick guide to be clear on what is and what is not allowed, and share in the responsibility of keeping our community safe. Additional fire safety information at... Read more
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 11:07am
Fireworks are illegal in Colorado Springs. That includes anything with a fuse or requiring a flame for ignition. But not to worry! You can enjoy the 4th of July Symphony and professional fireworks from your porch!
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 3:24pm
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.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 2:34pm
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
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 8:29am
Plans are moving forward to construct permanent airtanker base and ramp at the Colorado Springs Airport. It will make it possible to dispatch aerial firefighting crews within 600-mile radius.
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Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 12:02pm
Start 2021 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.