Columbus Division of Fire

Columbus Division of Fire

Columbus authorities have made an arrest in last week's house explosion that injured two people. 34-year-old Marcus Taylor has been charged with aggravated arson. 

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Columbus fire officials have released the name of the second person injured in last week's home explosion on the east side. 

An explosion has leveled a home in Ohio and critically injured two people who were inside. 

Columbus Division of Fire

Funeral services are pending for the Columbus firefighter killed in a motorcycle crash Tuesday night near downtown. 

Mike Foley

The Columbus Division of Fire has a new system in place to better track and stock medical supplies and life-saving drugs. 

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

A new protocol being used in Columbus to treat sudden cardiac arrest patients has shown promising results. 

At least thirteen people are hospitalized in stable condition after being injured in a two-alarm fire early this morning on the west side. 

Columbus Division of Fire

A preliminary hearing is scheduled February 8 for the Columbus woman charged with setting her mobile home on fire over the weekend. 

Columbus fire officials are searching for the cause of a fatal house fire last night on the northeast side.

The Columbus Civil Service Commission has revised job descriptions to allow candidates from outside of the city to apply for the positions of police chief and fire chief. 

A 4-year-old child is dead and his mother is hospitalized in serious condition after a house fire Friday morning on Columbus' west side.  

Delaware County Sheriff

A former Columbus firefighter has been sentenced to five years of community control and must pay 22 hundred dollars restitution for abducting and sexually assaulting a 6-year-old female relative.

Columbus fire officials have ruled Friday morning's fatal fire accidental.

A Columbus firefighter is recovering from injuries sustained battling a fire at a closed north side hotel last night.

Central Ohio faith leaders gathered on the steps of Columbus City Hall this morning calling for the implementation of simple policies they say will keep the city safer. 

City officials say vending machines being installed in Columbus firehouses will help paramedics and firefighters keep better track of the drugs they dispense.

Columbus Division of Fire

The City of Columbus this week formally opened the newly-rebuilt Fire Station 2 on East Fulton Street.

Columbus fire officials are searching for the cause of a house fire Monday that claimed the life of an infant and injured an elderly woman.

Columbus fire officials say one man was killed last night in a house fire on the southeast side.

Columbus fire officials say three people are dead and another is hospitalized following a two-alarm house fire early this morning on the far west side.

Columbus fire officials have identified the west side man who died Thursday night after jumping from a window to escape a house fire.


A special presentation took place this week within the Columbus Division of Fire. 

Columbus firefighters are investigating a house fire as a possible arson.

Columbus fire officials say arson is the cause of the January 2nd blaze that destroyed the Volunteers of America warehouse on West Broad Street.

Columbus fire officials are searching for the cause of last night's blaze that destroyed a Volunteers of America warehouse on West Broad Street.

Columbus fire officials say an overheated oven pipe is the suspected cause of Wednesday morning's fire at at Plank's Bier Garten on South High Street.

Columbus fire crews remain on the scene of a major fire at a south side bar.

Columbus Division of Fire

A Columbus man faces two counts of arson for a pair of vehicle fires set last month on the northeast side.

Columbus Division of Fire

Columbus Fire officials say the Lieutenant struck by lightning outside of the Columbus Crew's stadium in 2012 died Thursday from an infection he contracted from his injuries.

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Columbus fire officials say 21 people were treated between 8 a.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday for opioid overdoses.