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Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery- Daylight Savings Fall Back

The Columbus Fire Department reminds residents to change your smoke alarm batteries as you set your clocks for the end of daylight savings time this Sunday. Daylight savings time will end at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 1, 2020. Clocks will  turn back from 2:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. This is a great time for [...]

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery- Daylight Savings Fall Back2020-10-29T13:21:15-04:00

Fireworks Information for 2020

Fireworks Information Dates and Times Please be aware the City of Columbus ordinance limits the time frame for use of consumer fireworks. The times below are the ONLY times that consumer fireworks may be set off within City limits.  June 29-July 3 and July 5-9 between 5:00 pm and no later than 11:00 pm.  July [...]

Fireworks Information for 20202020-06-24T14:17:04-04:00

CFD Announces New Fire Inspector

CFD Announces New Fire Inspector   Columbus Fire Chief Andy Lay announces that Firefighter Troy Todd has been promoted to Administrative Captain, and will serve as Fire Inspector in the Columbus Fire Department Fire Prevention Bureau.  Troy Todd, a seventeen year department veteran, has been  promoted following the retirement of Fire Inspector Matt Noblitt, who [...]

CFD Announces New Fire Inspector2020-04-14T11:50:06-04:00

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

Columbus Indiana Fireworks Ordinance

Fireworks Information for 2020 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 off fireworks, even in a [...]

Columbus Indiana Fireworks Ordinance2020-06-22T14:01:27-04:00

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 Campaign2019-06-24T15:25:36-04:00

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 Promotions2019-04-01T09:04:46-04:00