Columbus Division of Fire

Members of the Columbus firefighters union have approved a new three-year contract agreement with the city.

Columbus fire officials say fires were intentionally set Saturday night at the Oakland Park apartments, where residents have been living without water since the pipes burst earlier this month.

The Franklin County coroner has released the names of the two people killed Monday in a house fire in Franklinton.

family photo via Columbus Division of Fire

Columbus fire officials have identified the two people killed in an apartment fire early Thursday.

Columbus fire investigators are searching for the cause of a fatal apartment building fire.


Columbus fire officials say two people died yesterday in a house fire in Franklinton.

Columbus fire officials say an east side apartment building fire yesterday appears to be suspicious in nature.

Columbus fire investigators are searching for the cause of a fatal house fire early this morning.

Columbus Division of Fire

Columbus Fire investigators say they have charged a man with arson for allegedly setting a fire early Monday at a Fisher Road warehouse.

The City of Columbus and the union representing its more than 15 hundred firefighters are expected to meet with a fact-finder this week on a new collective-bargaining agreement. 

Columbus fire investigators say the explosion that leveled a Lock Avenue home was accidental.

Columbus fire officials say a man and his great-granddaughter were injured in a house explosion and fire.

Studies show firefighters are at greater risk of contracting cancer than the general population.

Columbus fire officials are investigating unauthorized activities at the closed fire station 2 amid reports firefighters hosted an alcohol-fueled party at the facility that included women not associated with the fire division.

City of Columbus

Columbus Fire Station 2 at Fourth and Fulton Streets was closed on Wednesday for renovations.

Columbus Division of Fire

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has appointed a man with over a quarter century of experience to lead the Columbus Division of Fire.

An investigation by Columbus police has found several bottles of medications went missing from two fire department ambulances during a 24-hour period in March.

Delaware County Sheriff

Bond is set at 60 thousand dollars for a veteran Columbus firefighter charged with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl nearly 11 years ago. 

Columbus fire officials say a space heater was the cause of a house fire that killed an 85-year-old man last week.

Columbus Division of Fire

Funeral services are scheduled Saturday morning for former Columbus Fire Chief Donald Werner, who passed away last Sunday at the age of 85.