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375 Printers Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Phone: 719-385-5950
Hours: Headquarters 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Support Services 8:00 a.m. - Noon and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.





City of Colorado Springs / Fire / Media Resources / Story Ideas



 

The Colorado Springs Fire Department has a broad-array of prevention topics and programs available for story development. They range from important safety information to seasonal and holiday tips and include specialty programs and training. For more information, or to schedule interviews, please contact our non-emergent media line at 385-7377.

  • Barbeque Safety
  • 911 Only When it Counts
    • Non-Emergency Calls 719-444-7000
  • Candle Safety
  • Class A Roofing Ordiance
  • Cooking Safety
  • Evacuation Planning
    • Businesses
    • Hotels
    • Multi-family Housing
    • Residential
      • Home Fire Drills - Planning, preparing and practicing
      • Get Out and Stay Out
      • Crawl Low and Go
      • Why they make a difference
      • Children hiding under beds or in closet
  • Exits - Blocked and Locked
  • Fire Hydrant Landscaping Issues
    • Clearance - Trimming vegetation
    • Fences
  • Fireplace and Wood Stove Safety
    • Ash Disposal
    • Maintenance
  • Fire Lanes
  • Fireworks
  • Frozen Pipes - Commerical and residential
  • General Home Fire Safety Tips
    • Address visibility
    • Appliances
    • Combustibles
    • Electrical
    • Extension cords
    • Hazardous Material storage and disposal
    • Home Heating Hazards
    • Ladder Safety
    • Self-inspection checklist for hazards
    • Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Holiday Safety
    • Decorations
    • Trees
  • Pull to the Right for Sirens and Lights
  • Teaching Fire Safety to Children
  • Equipment/Products
    • Carbon Monoxide Alarms
      • Who needs them?
      • Potential sources of CO
      • Installation and maintenance
    • Fire Sprinkler Systems
      • Commerical and Residential
        • How they operate
        • Preventing frozen pipes
    • Smoke Alarms
      • Responses concerns
        • Sleeping Children
        • Knowing what to do when it sounds
    • Installation, batteries and maintenance
    • Types
      • Ionization
      • Photoelectric
      • Strobes - hearing impaired
    • Fire Extinguishers
      • Types
      • When to Use