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Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund Campaign Kicks Off Nov. 3

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. [...]

Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund Campaign Kicks Off Nov. 32023-10-24T11:55:57-04:00

Fire Prevention Week 2023

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, [...]

Fire Prevention Week 20232023-09-27T15:44:33-04:00

Columbus Fire Department Welcomes Six Firefighters

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 [...]

Columbus Fire Department Welcomes Six Firefighters2023-06-06T15:36:38-04:00

April Fire Department Recap

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 [...]

April Fire Department Recap2023-05-16T15:04:16-04:00

Retired Columbus Fire Chief Recipient of Indy Honor Flight

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 [...]

Retired Columbus Fire Chief Recipient of Indy Honor Flight2023-04-21T11:47:37-04:00

Columbus Firefighters Test Tracking Technology

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 [...]

Columbus Firefighters Test Tracking Technology2023-04-21T11:36:28-04:00

CFD Welcomes New Firefighter

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 [...]

CFD Welcomes New Firefighter2023-04-11T11:15:54-04:00

February Fire Department Recap

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!

February Fire Department Recap2023-03-21T11:12:50-04:00
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