News

Monday, November 25, 2019 - 1:09pm
The Colorado Springs Fire Department will be presenting specific details regarding the grant process for the neighborhoods of Erindale, Pulpit Rock, and University Park.
turkey fryer and surrounding area engulfed in large flames
Monday, November 25, 2019 - 10:55am
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
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 9:48am
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
firefighters raise their right hand as they are sworn into office by Mayor John Suthers
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 3:30pm
After 15 weeks of comprehensive training, The Colorado Springs Fire Department is welcoming 16 new firefighters to their ranks. They start their new assignments right away. 
fire truck in repair shop
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 9:29am
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.
Picture of Flash Flood
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 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— Residents in three west Colorado Springs and El Paso County neighborhoods may receive simulated emergency notifications by telephone and see emergency vehicles in their neighborhood... Read more
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