Fire Department Calendar

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!
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 4:02pm
The Colorado Springs Fire Department's Division of the Fire Marshal has enacted Burn Restriction Orders that have been encouraged by Governor Polis due to COVID-19 straining state, local, and federal resources. These restrictions will be effective on April 17, 2020.
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.