Columbus Division of Fire

20 Injured In North Columbus Apartment Complex Fire

Sep 23, 2014

Columbus fire officials say four children and six adults were treated at local hospitals this morning for injuries sustained in a three-alarm fire at a North side apartment complex.

Columbus fire officials say a man died yesterday after falling into a storage bin full of sand at a Franklin Township business.

Columbus Division of Fire

Columbus Division of Fire officials are pulling a half-dozen brand new fire trucks off the streets.

Columbus fire division teams will resume their search today for a man who is believed to have drowned at a quarry on the South side yesterday.

City of Columbus

Columbus safety director Mitch Brown has demoted to lieutenant a Columbus fire battalion chief for his role in covering up a firehouse sex scandal.

Columbus fire investigators suspect arson is the cause of a vacant house fire early this morning in Franklinton.

Columbus fire officials have identified the man killed in a house fire on Sunday on the Southeast side.

Columbus fire officials say classes will resume today at Weinland Park Elementary School after a natural gas leak yesterday forced its evacuation.

Columbus fire officials say one firefighter sustained minor injuries early this morning when the ceiling of a North side home that was on on fire fell on top of him.

A Columbus Fire Battalion Chief is facing discipline for his role in a firehouse sex scandal.

A Columbus fire official is facing discipline for failing to report a firefighter's on-duty sexual misconduct.

Columbus firefighters say eight people living in a south side home have been hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning.

Termination has been recommended for a Columbus firefighter accused of engaging in sexual misconduct while on duty.

Assistant Columbus Fire Chief David Whiting has been reassigned to the fire prevention bureau.

Columbus fire officials are searching for the cause of an early morning blaze at a West side home.

Columbus fire officials say a faulty light bulb is to blame for a fire at a North side paint factory yesterday.

The union representing a Columbus arson investigator is appealing the 80 hour suspension he served last month for ordering a motorist out of a car at gunpoint and putting him in handcuffs.

Columbus fire officials are holding off on a test of a new staffing plan after hearing complaints from the firefighters' union.

Tanker Car Derails

Aug 23, 2013

No injuries are reported out of a railroad tanker car derailment yesterday on the South side.

The Columbus firefighters' union is protesting a city plan to cut the number of paramedics.

Columbus fire officials say a 12-year-old boy was critically burned in a house fire he started last night.

A Columbus firefighter is accused of having sex at his fire station with an 18-year-old woman over a period of nearly two years.

An internal investigation shows several Columbus fire officials hit speeds over 100 miles per hour going to emergencies this year, raising questions about public safety.

Columbus fire officials are searching for the cause of a South side house fire that broke out early this morning.

An 8-year-old Columbus boy is in the hospital after setting a South Hamilton Road home on fire yesterday.

Columbus Fire investigators say the person who left unmarked bottles of chemicals outside a Northwest side apartment will not face criminal charges.

No injuries are reported out of a fire at an automobile dealership on Sawmill Road on Thursday.

Columbus fire officials say arson is the cause of a blaze at a vacant duplex on South Eureka Avenue early this morning.

CDF Offers New App

Feb 22, 2013

The Columbus Division of Fire has a new cell phone app that sends text alerts to CPR-certified subscribers when someone is having a heart attack.

The Columbus Division of Fire says there will be more paramedics on duty when the community needs them most.