Fire Department Calendar

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 12:25pm
Instructions for submitting plans directly to the Construction Services Section of the Division of the Fire Marshal. Due to COVID-19 concerns, effective April 1, 2020, the following plans may be submitted electronically to Fire Construction Services for review:
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 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.
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 8:25am
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
Monday, December 16, 2019 - 10:43am
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.
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.