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Colorado Springs Wildfire Ready

Be Wildfire Ready

Know your risk, make a plan, and get the resources you need to prepare for wildfires.



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Share the Responsibility

CSFD's Wildfire Mitigation team offers a number of resources to help reduce wildfire risk including neighborhood chipping, on-site consultations, neighborhood meetings, and educational resources. 

CSFD Chipping Program

CSFD Highlights

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Become a Firefighter

Learn about what it takes to join the Colorado Springs Fire Department and information about our hiring process.

Fill out a job interest form

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Podcast: Are you ready?

Wildfire is a major threat in our community, now more than ever with the recent warm and windy conditions. Are you prepared? Join us for this important conversation with our City’s Fire Marshal.

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COS Ready

Prepare for an emergency with 3 steps:
1. Sign up for Alerts
2. Know your Zone
3. Make a Plan

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Uniforms of the CSFD

Firefighters need to be ready at a moment’s notice to respond to a variety of different calls, and they wear a variety to different uniforms to meet the needs of each call.