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
- River Emergency at 5819 Panama St, River Mile Marker 462
Companies were dispatched for a boat capsized with four people aboard.
- Suspicious package at 3295 Erie Avenue, District 2 Police Station
Cincinnati Police District 2 station found a backpack and bike outside the police station.
- Cincinnati Firefighters to participate in the First Tee Nine Healthy Habits Festival & Golf Ball Drop for Kids
Cincinnati Firefighters to participate in the First Tee Nine Healthy Habits Festival & Golf Ball Drop for Kids.
- Building Fire
Companies were dispatched for the smell of smoke in the building.
- Structure Fire (Apartment Building)
The incident was called in by an occupant on the 2nd floor.