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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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