Columbus Division of Fire

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7:04 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Nature Of Columbus Fire Truck Safety Problem Unclear

Credit Columbus Division of Fire

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

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6:16 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Man Believed To Have Drowned At Local Quarry

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.

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12:23 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Columbus Fire Official Demoted For His Role In Sex Scandal

Jerry Birkhimer
Credit 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.

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12:35 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Arson Suspected In Franklinton House Fire

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

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6:57 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Columbus Authorities Identify Man Killed In Weekend House Fire

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

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7:31 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Gas Leak Forces School Evacuation

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

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12:24 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Columbus Firefighter Injured In House Fire

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.

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7:41 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Suspension Recommended For Second CDF Official Implicated In Sexual Misconduct Case

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

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7:03 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Second CDF Official Implicated In Sexual Misconduct Case

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

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6:57 am
Thu January 30, 2014

House Dwellers Found With Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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

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6:55 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Termination Recommended For Columbus Firefighter Accused Of Misconduct

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

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6:29 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Fire Official Reassigned Amid Sexual Misconduct Probe

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

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12:32 pm
Thu December 26, 2013

Fire Damages West Side Home

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

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7:16 am
Thu December 26, 2013

No One Hurt In Paint Factory Fire

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

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11:43 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Union Appeals Fire Investigator's Suspension

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.

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12:23 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Test Of Paramedic Plan Delayed

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

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6:57 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Tanker Car Derails

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

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10:36 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Firefighters Oppose Plan To Cut Paramedics

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

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6:23 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Boy Burned In Fire He Set

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

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6:54 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Columbus Firefighter Accused Of Improper Conduct

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.

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