Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund annual fundraising campaign kicks off the first weekend in November with Kamp out for Kids and Chili Cook-Off events. WKKG is partnering with the Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund once again to bring back the 101.5 WKKG Kamp out for Kids event this weekend at Fire Station # 1, 1101 Jackson Street. [...]
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Fire Prevention Materials Presented to Firefighters by local State Farm Insurance Agents. Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the tragic 1871 fire 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, [...]
Here is our recap of Fire Department activity for the month of May, 2023.
The Columbus Fire Department (CFD) welcomed six Columbus Firefighters to the department on Tuesday morning. The firefighters were sworn in by Mayor Jim Lienhoop during Tuesday’s Board of Public Works and Safety meeting at City Hall. The firefighters were hired for vacancies that were created as a result of lateral transfers of CFD firefighters to [...]
Here is a look at our Columbus Fire Department activity for the month of April 2023. We are also excited to provide a QR code link for a community stakeholder survey. We are requesting community feedback through May 31 and we could love to hear from you. You can also see our 2022 Annual Report [...]
Chief Andy Lay and Chief (Ret.) Larry McCord Past and present members of the Columbus Fire Department honored a former Columbus Fire Chief who was selected as an Indy Honor Flight recipient. Many of those in attendance also served as Chief Officers for the Columbus Fire Department. On Saturday, April 15, 2023, Chief [...]
Four Columbus Fire Department firefighters participated in the live testing phase of a prototype technology competition designed to identify 3-D tracking technology that will enable successful tracking of first responders who are performing their duties inside of a building. Held at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Jennings County in March, approximately 10 tracking teams competed [...]
Here is our recap of Fire Department activity for the month of March, 2023.
Columbus Fire Department Welcomes New Columbus Firefighter The Columbus Fire Department welcomed a new Columbus Firefighter to the department on Tuesday morning. Jeremiah Tracey, 28, was sworn in by Mayor Jim Lienhoop during Tuesday’s Board of Public Works and Safety meeting at City Hall. Firefighter Tracey is 2013 graduate of Seymour High School and a [...]
We are particularly excited to share this February 2023 edition of the our monthly Columbus Fire Department Recap. Also included is a QR code that links to the Columbus Fire Department Annual Report for 2022. Stay Safe!