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Fire department given $30,000 grant

Fire department given $30,000 grant

The Allstate Foundation awarded a $30,000 grant to the Colorado Springs Fire Department for wildfire mitigation. For more than 60 years, The Allstate Foundation has used the relationships, reputation and resources of Allstate to support innovative and lasting solutions that enhance people’s well-being and prosperity. The Colorado Springs Fire Department has been included as a… Continue Reading Fire department given $30,000 grant

CSFD Launches the RESTART Program

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CSFD Launches the RESTART Program

The Colorado Springs Fire Department has launched the RESTART program designed to help small businesses owners, realtors and brokers find code compliant commercial properties prior to their commitment to purchase, lease or develop the property. The program mitigates unexpected and costly upgrades later on. The RESTART program helps businesses and realtors through the process of finding and… Continue Reading CSFD Launches the RESTART Program

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CSFD offers free flu shots

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CSFD offers free flu shots

The Colorado Springs Fire Department, along with numerous sponsors, will offer a free flu shot clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 25, at fire department headquarters, 375 Printers Parkway. The clinic is specifically for the uninsured or underinsured and those without vaccine coverage for people age 4 and over. The clinic is not… Continue Reading CSFD offers free flu shots

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The city’s new event coordinator is Brianna Goodwin, who worked as a fire and life safety educator in the Colorado Springs Fire Department for the past six years. Goodwin, who will work in the newly created economic vitality division, is a graduate of Colorado State University and also worked for the American Cancer Society. Her… Continue Reading Goodwin to become city’s events coordinator

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The Colorado Springs police and fire departments are planning four community meetings to discuss how their service and response has been compromised by the city’s money problems. “Clearly there are some restraints,” said police spokesman Lt. David Whitlock. “Our resources have been limited, and we’ve been telling people all along about that. We want the… Continue Reading Police and fire departments to discuss fiscal, service limitations

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Businesses in El Paso County aren’t threatened by earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tornados or mudslides. But that doesn’t mean disaster isn’t lurking. Frozen water pipes, lightening, circuit sparks, electrical outages, overflowing sinks, sewage back-ups and wayward automobiles that plow into storefronts are just some of the very real, though unforeseen, threats to local business owners. That’s… Continue Reading Parkmoor building fire refines disaster planning approach

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Many fire departments are inundated with non-fire-related calls, and now an erroneous Federal Communications Commission press release has added fuel to that fire. The FCC issued a statement June 1, saying that the Colorado Springs Fire Department would help consumers prepare for the June 12 digital TV conversion. But no such arrangements were made with the CSFD. And… Continue Reading Need help with digital TV? Don’t call fire dept.

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