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
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!
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
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.
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!
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
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.
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
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
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!