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Friday, October 21, 2022 - 3:57pm
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
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 2:34pm
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 Therefore, due to current and forecasted conditions, Burn Restriction Order 2022-R2 shall be rescinded for the City of Colorado...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
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Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:06pm
The Colorado Springs Fire Department announced that a burn ban in effect since May 16 has been downgraded to burn restrictions as of noon Friday. The burn restrictions will be in place indefinitely.
a mother, father, and two children stand confidently in front of an open garage door. The neighborhood and street is visible behind them. "Resolve to be ready"
Friday, May 13, 2022 - 9:15am
Wildfire is a major threat in our community, now more than ever with the recent warm and windy conditions. Are you prepared? Join us for this important conversation with our City’s Fire Marshal.
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 4:54pm
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
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 10:56am
The February 2, 2022 Wildfire Mitigation Committee meeting has been postponed due to weather. We will send out an additional communication when a new date is established.
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.
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
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 11:58am
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.
Black Forest Fire
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 4:02pm
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
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 4:50pm
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!
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 3:21pm
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