Have you ever evacuated for a fire or other emergency? Have you ever been told to shelter in place, that it was safer to stay where you were instead of leaving? Did you know you can sign up to hear directly from your local government agencies, using the phone that you keep in your pocket all day,... Read more
The Colorado Springs Fire Department, by and through its Division of the Fire Marshal, determines risks inherent to structure, grassland, and wildfires have reduced. Therefore, due to current and forecasted conditions, Burn Restriction Order 2022-R2 shall be rescinded for the City of Colorado... Read more
When residents call 911, they shouldn’t always expect a fire truck and ambulance to show up with sirens blaring - and that’s a good thing. Hear from the Colorado Springs Fire Department’s Deputy Chief about new community medical response units that are going to less emergent calls in order to get... Read more
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.
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
The Colorado Springs Fire Department’s Mitigation Section and City Parks’ and Forestry staff are teaming up with community volunteers to complete fire mitigation work at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site starting Thursday, Oct. 28.
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