Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD), founded in 1894 covering 186 square miles in El Paso County including the cities, towns and areas of Aspen Valley, Austin Bluffs, Bear Creek Canon Park, Bitterroot, Briargate, Broadmoor Bluffs, Broadmoor Hills, Broadmoor Oaks, Broadmoor Valley, Candleflower, Canyon Ridge, Cedar Springs, Chapel Hills, Cheyenne Canyon, Cheyenne Battalion 2 Hills, Columbine Estates, Deerfield, Dominion, Eary Morning, Eastborough, Fountain Creek, Garden of the Gods Park, Garden Ranch, Gateway Park, Glen Eyrie Reservoir, Gold Hill, Hazy Morning, IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial-Memorial Park, Interquest, Ivywild, Kelker, Kissing Camels, Milky Way, Monument Valley, Morning Sun, Mountain Shadows, Neal Ranch, North Gate, Oak Hills. Oak Meadow, Oak Valley Ranch, Old Colorado City, Palmer Park, Park Hill, Pikeview, Pinecliff, Rockrimmon, Rustic Hills, Sand Creek, Shooks Run, Skyway, Southgate Center, Springs Ranch, Stetson Hills, Stratton Meadows, Tamarron, Toy Ranches Estates, United States Olympic Training Center, Valley Reservoirs, Venetian Village, Voyager & Westside. (FDID # 04118)
Colorado Springs Fire Department originally started out in 1872 as the Colorado Springs Hook and Ladder Company No. 1, named changed in 1873 to the Colorado Springs Fire Company. A second fire company, the Hook and Ladder Company, was formed in 1875. The Matt France Hose Company No. 1. and the W.S. Jackson Hose Company No. 2 was organized in 1878. On January of 1894, the city council voted to organize a paid fire department and that disband the volunteers.
Colorado Springs Fire Department on January 1st, 2009, took over fire service from the Woodmen Valley Fire Protection District, covering all fires and medicals for the district. Also took over fire service to the Ivywild-Cheyenne Canon Volunteer Fire Department and the Skyway Fire Protection District on unknown years. Colorado Springs Fire Department also took over the Colorado Centre Fire Department district from 2008 to 2009 until the district was re-formed as the Colorado Centre Metropolitan District Fire Department.
Colorado Springs Fire Department is dispatched by Colorado Springs Public Safety Communications Center.