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2021 Fire Prevention Week is October 3-9

Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the tragic 1871 conflagration that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres. The fire began on October 8, but continued into and did most of its damage on October 9, 1871. There [...]

2021 Fire Prevention Week is October 3-92021-09-25T18:49:13-04:00

Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters – September 26 – October 3, 2021

In honor of Fallen Firefighters, the City of Columbus will observe this annual event. The Robert Stewart Bridge will be illuminated red for Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters from September 26 through October 3, 2021. Every October, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation sponsors the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, the official national tribute to [...]

Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters – September 26 – October 3, 20212021-09-25T18:09:20-04:00

Firefighters Participate in Swift Water Rescue Training

16 City of Columbus Firefighters completed a Swift Water Rescue training program on August 25, 2021. The three-day course included plenty of time in the East Fork of the White River where students participated in numerous rescue scenarios utilizing equipment that included rescue rope systems, inflatable watercraft, and water rescue throw bags. All 16 students [...]

Firefighters Participate in Swift Water Rescue Training2021-08-27T20:47:51-04:00

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Light the Night

Every October, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation sponsors the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, the official national tribute to those firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year. In 2017, the Foundation created Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters to recognize the 25th anniversary of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and [...]

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Light the Night2019-09-27T16:42:29-04:00

Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund Chili Cook-off

It's time for the Columbus Firemen's Cheer Fund Chili Cook-off! Prepare those taste buds for some of the best chili you'll ever have. From mild to extreme and everything in between, we'll have something for all. If chili is not your thing, you can enjoy a Jimmy John's sandwich or White Castle sliders. Join us [...]

Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund Chili Cook-off2018-10-31T12:16:34-04:00

CFD Sharing Career with Local Students

The Columbus Fire Department will be meeting with approximately 200 Columbus East High School Freshman Students on April 23, 2018 to discuss an exciting career within the Fire Service. This marks the fourth annual careers presentation by the Columbus Fire Department. During the presentation, students get an overview of the fire service as [...]

CFD Sharing Career with Local Students2018-07-12T13:47:29-04:00

Firemen’s Cheer Fund Chili Cook-Off – November 3

Are you ready for some firehouse chili? Mark your calendar for the annual Chili Cook Off! All proceeds will benefit the Columbus Firemen's Cheer Fund. Friday, November 3, 2017 5:30 pm Fair Oaks Mall $5 - chili, drink and dessert $7 - chili, sandwich, drink and dessert $10 - endless chili, drink and dessert We [...]

Firemen’s Cheer Fund Chili Cook-Off – November 32017-10-23T17:59:10-04:00

September 11 Ceremony to be held at City Hall

The Public is invited to attend a brief Remembrance Ceremony on the 16th anniversary of the 2001 September 11 attacks. The Ceremony will be held at City Hall and will include a moment of silence to honor the memory of those that lost their lives on that fateful day, as well as brief remarks from [...]

September 11 Ceremony to be held at City Hall2017-09-08T07:23:58-04:00
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