Prompt, Courteous & Professional
The Cincinnati Fire Department was organized in 1853 and is the nation's oldest fully paid professional fire department, which is why we are proud to be "First in the Nation."
The CFD continues to seek new methods and ideas to improve and increase the level of services provided to the citizens of this community. It will continue to provide its hallmark prompt, courteous and professional service that is consistent with the CFD’s tradition and the City of Cincinnati’s high standards. Read More
Richard A. Braun
Cincinnati Fire Chief
On January 16th, 2011, Richard A. Braun became Cincinnati’s 16th Fire Chief. Chief Braun served as an Assistant Fire Chief with the Columbus Division of Fire for 11 years, and worked for the Columbus Fire Division for more than 36 years.
Chief Braun was hired in the position because of his well-rounded experience in administrative functions, fire suppression and medical services. Read More
Contact The Fire Department
Cincinnati Fire Department
430 Central Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Bureaus & Fire Districts
- Fire Chief's Office
- Executive Office
- Operations Bureau
- Personnel & Training
- Administrative Services
- Fire Prevention
- Sept., Oct. Peak Months For College Housing Fires
September and October are peak months for fires in college housing. Find out what to look for in a rental property or dorm.
- Structure Fire
Fire Companies were dispatched for a report of an apartment building on fire.
- Cincinnati Fire Recruits Donate
The Cincinnati Fire Department’s 113th Fire Recruit Class continues to show their commitment to the community TODAY from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Hays Porter Elementary School in the West End
- Three-Alarm Structure Fire
Dispatched for a report of an apartment on fire on the second floor.
- 14th Annual Fill-the-Boot Campaign
The Cincinnati Fire Department (CFD) is proud to continue their fundraising efforts with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) by participating in the 2014 “Fill-the-Boot” Campaign.