Columbus Fire Chief Kevin O'Conner

Columbus Division of Fire

Columbus Division of Fire Assistant Chief Jeffrey Happ has been appointed Interim Chief.  

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Columbus firefighter is scheduled to appear in court this morning on charges of importuning and attempted sexual conduct with a minor.

Columbus City Council last night  approved a 185 thousand dollar legal settlement of a lawsuit filed by six dancers at the former Kahoots strip club.

A Columbus fire official under investigation for theft and mismanagement says he will retire on Monday. 


Columbus officials today broke ground on a new fire station on the city’s far east 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. 

The City of Columbus has modified the way its paramedics and emergency medical technicians respond to emergencies.