Columbus Division of Fire

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7:12 am
Fri June 19, 2015

Busy Columbus Fire Station Closed For Rennovations

Credit City of Columbus

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

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7:36 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Coleman Appoints New Fire Chief

Kevin O'Connor
Credit 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.

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6:34 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Medication Missing From Columbus Ambulances

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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.

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7:01 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Columbus Firefighter Charged With Sexually Abusing Juvenile Female Relative

Timothy Durbin
Credit 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. 

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2:42 am
Sat March 14, 2015

CDF: Space Heater Cause Of Fatal Franklinton House Fire

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

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7:14 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Former Columbus Fire Chief Passes Away

Donald Werner
Credit 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.

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6:28 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Columbus Firefighter Loses Attempt To Get Job Back

Marc Cain, testifying before the Columbus Civil Service Commission
Credit City of Columbus

A Columbus firefighter who was terminated for having sex with a teen girl at his firehouse will not get his job back. 

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12:31 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

20 Injured In North Columbus Apartment Complex Fire

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.

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6:42 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Man Killed In West Side Industrial Accident

Credit snyderonline.com

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

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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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