Fire prevention and safety involves education and awareness programs and wildfire mitigation activities to increase the safety of our community and protect property. Fire Prevention is the key to saving lives, and fire prevention education is the first step in the Fire Department's commitment to protecting the lives and property of our citizens.

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Wildfire Prevention Video

  • Friday snow intense, melts quickly in Teller County
  • Park County issues strict burn ban Monday
  • Current Drought Reminiscent of 2012 Fire Season

Educational Programs

The Colorado Springs Fire Department has been on the forefront of fire and injury prevention with the programs we offer our community.

BusinessLink - Business Program BusinessLink focuses on the needs of our small to large business and organizations in the Pikes Peak region. Read More >>

CampusLink - College Campus Program CampusLink focuses on the fire and life safety of all the students and faculty at our growing college campuses. Read More >>

CARELink – Healthcare Facilities CARELink was designed specifically for our area Independent, Assisted, Memory Care and Nursing facilities to provide fire and life safety training and educational support to the residents and staff of these facilities. Read More >>

SchoolLink – K – 12 School Programs ​The Colorado Springs Fire Department offers a variety of fire and life safety education classes and trainings for both the students and school faculty. Read More >>

 

Fire Safety Tips

We have 3 primary categories for Safety Tips that you may find helpful in your day to day life, seasonally, or while you are traveling:

Home Safety

9 Volt Battery Fire Safety, Bathroom Exhaust Fan Safety, Campus Fire Safety and more. Read More >>

Injury Prevention & Preventative Health Care Safety

Bicycle Safety, Flash Flooding Safety, Kids Locked In Cars and more. Read More >>

Seasonal & Holiday Safety

Back to School Safety, Barbecue Safety, Fireworks Safety and more. Read More >>

Wildfire Mitigation



The objectives of the Colorado Springs Fire Department Wildfire Mitigation Unit are to create awareness of wildfire risk in the city's wildland -urban interface (WUI), deliver mitigation information that assists homeowners in reducing their risk and work in stewardship with neighborhood organizations to reduce wildfire risk and increase standalone survivability of structures.

Hillside Overlay

Neighborhood Chipping Program

Emergency Planning

Evacuation Planning

Vegetation Management & Wildfire Risk Reduction

Wildfire Mitigation Resources

Colorado Springs; A Wildfire Community Preparedness Day success

Campfire Safety Tips

Neighborhood Wildfire Safety Tips for Kids and Parents

Prevent Wildfires

Fire prevention and safety involves education and awareness programs and wildfire mitigation activities to increase the safety of our community and protect property. Fire Prevention is the key to saving lives, and fire prevention education is the first step in the Fire Department's commitment to protecting the lives and property of our citizens.

The Colorado Springs​​ Fire Department is committed to providing its citizens with the most comprehensive information and assistance possible. This site is designed to provide information and tips on home and business safety. If you have questions, please contact us.

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Colorado Springs Fire Department

375 Printers Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO  80910

719-385-5950