Columbus Fire Department Announces Promotions The Columbus Fire Department recently completed a promotional process for the positions of Battalion Chief, Lieutenant and Training Officer. These officer positions became available following two retirements and one reassignment request. Twenty-one letter of intent requests were received through the Executive Chief’s Office. All officer candidates were interviewed by the [...]
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The Columbus Fire Department announces the retirement of Battalion Chief Dan Cleland. Battalion Chief Cleland joined the City of Columbus Fire Department in 1988. The Columbus Fire Department would like to extend our deepest gratitude for the dedicated service Battalion Chief Cleland has displayed throughout his 30 year career as a firefighter. Best wishes and [...]
The Columbus Fire Department announces the retirement of Lieutenant Rick Chatham. Lt. Chatham joined the City of Columbus Fire Department in 1985. The Columbus Fire Department would like to extend our deepest gratitude for the dedicated service Lt. Chatham has displayed throughout his 34 year career as a firefighter. Best wishes and happy retirement!
Interested in joining the Columbus Fire Department team? We are currently accepting applications for the 2019 hiring process. Follow the link below to download our application. All application packets must be postmarked by or hand-delivered to our office before March 31, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. All application packets should be forwarded to this address: Columbus Fire [...]
Columbus Fire Department Media Release 11/30/18 The Columbus Fire Department announces the addition of a rescue unit to its reserve fleet after a two year capital funding project to refurbish an invaluable public safety emergency vehicle. Squad 5, formerly under the call sign of Squad 2, was placed into reserve status on Friday, November [...]
The Columbus Fire Department will be hiring firefighters in 2019. The application process will run January 1st through March 31st, 2019. We will post additional information throughout the remainder of 2018 on our Columbus Fire Department social media outlets, traditional media outlets, and this website. 2019 Application Flyer
The Columbus Fire Department announces the hiring of Jeremy Jones for the position of firefighter. Jones was sworn in by Columbus Mayor, James Lienhoop, at Tuesday’s Board of Public Works and Safety meeting. Jones joins the Columbus Fire Department after serving three years as a Columbus Police Officer. Jones joined the Columbus Police Department in [...]
City of Columbus Firefighters will be providing water rescue education to a group of C4 Criminal Justice students at Columbus East High School on December 6th and 7th. The C4 students study various components of public safety throughout their course. An important portion of their studies highlight multi-agency operations and how Police, Fire, and EMS [...]
The 2018 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 gift boxes. You can also deliver gift boxes on December 15, beginning at [...]
The American Red Cross will be partnering with Toyota Material Handling USA and the Columbus Indiana Fire Department for a Home Fire Campaign on Thursday, Oct 11th from 8 am to 5 pm. The training will be held at the Columbus Fire Department station # 2., from 8 am-9 am & 12 pm-1 pm. Following [...]