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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 Fund2019-08-22T11:22:10-05:00

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 Hall2019-08-22T10:12:49-05:00

Indiana Fireworks Code

Fireworks Information from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security Location In general, consumer fireworks may only be used at: Special discharge locations; The property of the person using the firework; or The property of another who has given the individual permission to use fireworks on their property. However, please note that a person who sets [...]

Indiana Fireworks Code2019-06-24T15:41:18-05:00

Columbus Fire Dept. & Community Partners Plan Home Fire Campaign

The American Red Cross will be partnering with Toyota Material Handling USA and the City of Columbus Fire Department for a Home Fire Campaign on Thursday, July 11th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The training will be held at the Columbus Twp. Fire Department station # 1.,  935 Repp Drive, from 8 a.m.-9 a.m. [...]

Columbus Fire Dept. & Community Partners Plan Home Fire Campaign2019-06-24T15:25:36-05:00

Columbus Fire Department Announces Promotions

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 [...]

Columbus Fire Department Announces Promotions2019-04-01T09:04:46-05:00

Retirement Announcement

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 [...]

Retirement Announcement2019-04-01T08:48:23-05:00

Retirement Announcement

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!

Retirement Announcement2019-02-28T08:27:02-05:00

CFD Now Accepting Applications

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 [...]

CFD Now Accepting Applications2019-01-01T09:56:30-05:00

Fire Department Adds Refurbished Rescue Squad to Reserve Fleet

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 [...]

Fire Department Adds Refurbished Rescue Squad to Reserve Fleet2018-12-04T15:11:13-05:00