Columbus Division of Fire

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.  

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

Columbus City Council last night approved a 200 thousand dollar settlement of a lawsuit filed by a man who sustained severe injuries when he was hit by a Columbus Division of Fire ambulance in December of 2013.

Columbus fire officials say they are unable to determine the cause of last month's three-alarm blaze at a west side warehouse.

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Columbus fire officials have suspended the "Fill the Boot" charity event after a vehicle struck a firefighter Friday at the intersection of North High Street and North Broadway.

Former Columbus fire chief Harmon Dutko passed away Sunday at the age of 83 after battling a lengthy illness. 

Columbus fire officials say the four-alarm fire at a south side recycling facility earlier this month started as a small burn on top of a pile of recyclables.

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Columbus City Council last night approved paying nearly 100 thousand dollars in attorneys' fees for a lawsuit a Columbus man won against a local police officer.

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Columbus Firefighters and American Red Cross members will be installing free smoke alarms and delivering safety information Saturday in the Franklinton area.