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Cheer Fund Prepares for 2021 Season

The Columbus Firemen's Cheer Fund  celebrates 91 years of service this year and the annual Christmas Gift Program is underway. The Columbus Fire Department is currently accepting new toy and monetary donations at all City of Columbus Fire stations in anticipation for the December 18 delivery day. Out of caution, citing safety concerns for community [...]

Cheer Fund Prepares for 2021 Season2021-11-22T12:13:59-05:00

Firefighters Receive Medal of Courage

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Columbus Fire Chief Andy Lay presented commendations to five department members at Tuesday's Board of Public Works and Safety meeting. The recipients were awarded the department's Medal of Courage for actions taken that resulted in the successful rescue an 8 year old child who had become entrapped in a laundry chute at a home [...]

Firefighters Receive Medal of Courage2021-10-26T14:48:26-04:00

CPAT Certification Testing Scheduled For November

The Evolution Training Center will be offering CPAT certification testing on November 13th in Columbus. Visit the Evolution Training Center website to register and sign up to receive updates on future CPAT and training offerings. Columbus Public Safety Training Facility  

CPAT Certification Testing Scheduled For November2021-10-25T10:42:12-04:00

Columbus Fire Department Announces Promotions

The Columbus Fire Department announces the promotion of three department members to fill officer vacancies left by recent retirements. Lieutenant Josh Allman has been promoted to the rank of Captain. Captain Allman is a 20 year veteran of the department and had previously been promoted to Lieutenant in 2016. Captain Allman holds a Fire Officer [...]

Columbus Fire Department Announces Promotions2021-07-15T12:56:46-04:00

CFD Sworn Firefighter Announcement

The Columbus Fire Department announces the hiring of Firefighter Travis Quillen. Quillen was sworn in by Columbus Mayor, James Lienhoop, at Tuesday’s Board of Public Works and Safety meeting, held at the Fair Oaks Mall. Quillen will under-go a fire department familiarization training program. After completing this training, Quillen will receive a shift and station assignment. [...]

CFD Sworn Firefighter Announcement2020-03-03T12:04:27-05:00

Cheer Fund Volunteer Opportunity

The 2019 Columbus Firemen's Cheer Fund holiday assistance program is underway.  If you would like to volunteer a few hours during this Christmas season, here is your chance. Opportunities include cleaning and sorting used toys, stocking toy shelves and filling Christmas gift boxes.  You can also deliver gift boxes on December 14, beginning at 8:00 [...]

Cheer Fund Volunteer Opportunity2019-11-22T13:22:08-05:00

Skates and Ladders Roller Derby to Benefit Firemen’s Cheer Fund

The 5th annual Skates and Ladders roller derby bout will match up Columbus Firefighters and the Terrorz Roller Derby for an action packed fundraising event to benefit the Columbus Firemen's Cheer Fund. General admission is $ 5 and children under 10 are admitted free. 5th Annual Skates and Ladders Roller Derby Sunday, September 8, 2019 Location: [...]

Skates and Ladders Roller Derby to Benefit Firemen’s Cheer Fund2019-08-22T11:22:10-04:00

September 11 Ceremony to be held at City Hall

The Public is invited to attend a brief Remembrance Ceremony on the 18th 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 Hall2019-08-22T10:12:49-04:00
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