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!
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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