Last night Battalion 5 companies were dispatched to the 1400 Block of Hafton Woods Dr for a fire on the west side of town. On arrival companies found a single family residence with a working fire.
This is the 2nd fire in 1 week to occur within two miles of recently browned out E193 at a Columbus residences house. The first 3 Engine companies dispatched had 8.1 miles of travel compared to what would of been 6.7 if a Engine company was located in the area of Columbus where E193 was. ... See MoreSee Less
Windy days like today are tough and push our resources, almost 40 active runs in the city. Did you know that the city of Columbus doesn’t have enough fire station coverage to provide Columbus Fire companies as the first resource to 28% of the City? ... See MoreSee Less
Columbus Fire Fighters Union IAFF Local 67 is the largest IAFF affiliate in the State of Ohio. Local 67 represents more than 1,550 uniformed men and women who bravely serve and sacrifice for the citizens we protect day in and day out. As the City of Columbus has grown, so too has the call volume and dependency on Columbus’s Bravest. Columbus Fire Fighters are and have been national leaders in firefighting, EMS, technical rescue, HAZMAT and Urban Search and Rescue Operations.
Your Columbus Fire Fighters are protecting everyone who lives, works and travels through Columbus 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The mission of Local 67 is to protect our firefighters, and unequivocally fight for their health and safety. Local 67 achieves this mission through productive labor / management initiatives, effective lobbying efforts at all levels of government and top tier negotiating practices.