Springfield Fire Department News Releases

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Posted on: September 12, 2014

Recruitment event encourages women to consider career of firefighting

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Do you have what it takes to be a Springfield Firefighter? Find out at the "Girls on Fire"...Read on...

View our "Girls on Fire" promotional video.
Posted on: September 8, 2014

Springfield City Council recognizes Springfield LifeSave designees

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Springfield City Council formally recognized three Springfield businesses for completing the “50/50 ...Read on...

Visit Springfield LifeSave.org.
Posted on: September 3, 2014

Springfield Fire Department receives $2,000 grant to promote fire safety

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During a presentation Wednesday, the Springfield Fire Department received a check f...Read on...

Learn more about FM Global
Posted on: September 2, 2014

Media Advisory: Springfield Fire Department to receive $2000 grant from FM Global

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MEDIA ADVISORY

What: Representatives with FM Global will be on hand to present the Springfield Fire Department with a check...Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2014

Springfield Fire Marshals investigate 4 vacant home fires in just 3 weeks

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Springfield Fire Marshals are asking for neighbors to be on alert, as they investigate 4 fires in vac...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2014

SFD to receive $640,000 grant for breathing apparatus

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Springfield Fire Department is breathing a little easier after being notified of a $640,000 grant to ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 11, 2014

Fire Department reminds drivers to slow down in school zones

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As students get ready to head back to class, the Springfield Fire Department is reminding drivers to use caution while behind the wheel. The fact is, firefighters respond to more medical emergencies than to ...Read on...

View Safe Routes to School maps.
Posted on: August 6, 2014

Cause of Midtown fire under investigation

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Springfield fire marshals are investigating a house fire that destroyed an empty home on the 1500 blo...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2014

Additional information released in fire-related fatality

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During the course of the investigation into the death of 30-year-old Ashli Hilton, a suicide note was...Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2014

Media invited to meeting with area tent vendors to discuss propose

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MEDIA ALERT

WHO: Springfield Fire Department, area tent vendors
WHAT: Springfield Fire Department will meet with area tent vendors to discuss proposed changes to tent guidelines. The m...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2014

Firefighters rescue 54-year-old from house on South Warren

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Springfield Fire Department investigators have identified the female that was rescued from her burnin...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2014

Springfield Fire Department warns about the dangers of exploding targets

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As exploding targets such as Tannerite and other similar brands become more popular, the Springfield ...Read on...

Video of our controlled test can be viewed here.
Posted on: June 20, 2014

Reminder: fireworks are illegal within Springfield city limits

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Fireworks vendors just outside the City limits will once again begin selling fireworks this weekend. ...Read on...