News

Monday, September 26, 2022 - 3:40pm
Volunteers learn basics about how to respond to a disaster or emergency in their community through training provided free by the Pikes Peak Office of Emergency Management and its partners. Training includes local risks, personal preparedness, fire and hazmat safety, disaster medical operations,... Read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 10:38am
The City of Colorado Springs has launched an emergency preparedness campaign called “COS Ready.” This campaign provides a series of actions focused on preparing for an emergency, including a 1-2-3 checklist for community members to improve their readiness. 1. Sign up for Alerts, 2. Know your Zone,... Read more
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 2:44pm
he City of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Office of Emergency Management invite residents in the Rockrimmon neighborhood to participate in a wildland fire evacuation drill and preparedness fair on Saturday, June 25. First responders will use this drill to practice evacuation procedures and... Read more
heavy snow on tree branches
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 2:09pm
Information about storm recovery, power outages, and down trees.
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 - 11:47am
The fire on Blodgett Peak is 90 percent contained. The U.S. Forest Service reports there is one remaining hot spot. They say no smoke is visible and the area is surrounded by rocks. Fire crews remain on scene with roaming patrols.
Monday, December 20, 2021 - 4:08pm
After the wind storm last week, Colorado Springs could see another day of 40-50 mile per hour winds on Sunday.Property owners are responsible for their own damaged trees, debris and downed trees. A list of resources for private tree and yard debris is available at... Read more
Thursday, December 16, 2021 - 9:45am
City Public Works and Forestry are working in tandem across Colorado Springs responding to many downed trees from Wednesday's wind storm. The City will clear trees that are blocking public rights of way. Property owners are responsible for their own debris and downed trees. Check here for resources... Read more
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - 12:53pm
The 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 single point of contact during major incidences and enhance communication both during and after an event.
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 4:54pm
The 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 single point of contact during major incidences and enhance communication both during and after an event.
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 9:56am
The weather has been unusually warm this fall. While it's great for enjoying the outdoors, that warm, dry weather also increases the risk of fire. That's because there has been little or no moisture over the last few months. That results in very dry vegetation. We are asking everyone in the... Read more
hand wearing medical glove holding a vial of COVID-19 vaccine.
Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 9:08am
The Centers for Disease Control just approved the emergency use authorization of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines for children 5-11 years old, giving the green light for vaccinations to begin. There are a lot of questions about his next phase, and we’re asking some of them during today’s episode of... Read more
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Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 1:44pm
The 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 single point of contact during major incidences and enhance communication both during and after an event. The new... Read more