Columbus Fire Chief Kevin O'Conner Columbus Appoints Interim Fire Chief By Mike Foley • May 30, 2020 Columbus Division of Fire Columbus Division of Fire Assistant Chief Jeffrey Happ has been appointed Interim Chief. Columbus Firefighter Facing Child Sex Charges By Jim Letizia • Feb 27, 2020 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 Council Approves Settling Lawsuit Filed By Former Kahoots Dancers By Jim Letizia • Feb 25, 2020 yelp.com 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. Columbus Fire Officials Resigns Amid Misconduct Probe By Jim Letizia • Oct 18, 2019 firehouse.com A Columbus fire official under investigation for theft and mismanagement says he will retire on Monday. Fire Station 35 To Include Safety Features, Cut Response Times By Mike Foley • Oct 17, 2018 Foley Columbus officials today broke ground on a new fire station on the city’s far east side. Candidates For Columbus Police, Fire Chief May Now Come From Outside City By Jim Letizia • Dec 16, 2017 columbus.gov/civilservice 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. City Changing EMS Procedures By Mike Foley • Dec 12, 2016 The City of Columbus has modified the way its paramedics and emergency medical technicians respond to emergencies.