Fire Department Calendar

Wednesday, December 22, 2021 - 11:47am
The fire on Blodgett Peak is 90 percent contained. The U.S. Forest Service reports there is one remaining hot spot. They say no smoke is visible and the area is surrounded by rocks. Fire crews remain on scene with roaming patrols.
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 9:56am
The weather has been unusually warm this fall. While it's great for enjoying the outdoors, that warm, dry weather also increases the risk of fire. That's because there has been little or no moisture over the last few months. That results in very dry vegetation. We are asking everyone in the... Read more
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 11:58am
The Colorado Springs Fire Department’s Mitigation Section and City Parks’ and Forestry staff are teaming up with community volunteers to complete fire mitigation work at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site starting Thursday, Oct. 28.
Black Forest Fire
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 4:02pm
Meet our city’s Fire Marshal and hear about all the things his team does and all the things WE can do to prepare for the summer heat and threat of wildfire. Brett Lacey has been in Colorado Springs nearly 30 years and shares great information that will help our entire community through this season... Read more
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 4:50pm
Randy Royal has been working at the Colorado Springs Fire Department for more than three decades and now he’s the new leader. Hear about his background, his plans for the future and his wise words about this year’s wildfire danger!
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 3:21pm
The Colorado Springs Fire Department is proud to donate a 1997 HME Becker Type I fire engine to Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico, a sister city of Colorado Springs. This is the third fire engine gifted from the CSFD to Nuevo Casas Grandes and surrounding communities through the efforts of Colorado... Read more
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 3:16pm
Welcome back Hazmat 14! It’s been 12 years since Hazmat 14 had full-time staffing and this week, Fire Chief Ted Collas and Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers, held a ceremony to place our hazardous materials unit back into service.
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.
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