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
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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
- ONE ALARM STRUCTURE FIRE – 6654 GRACELY AVE– SAYLOR PARK
District Fire Chief Michael Zimmerman reported on a One Alarm structure fire that occurred in the Saylor Park neighborhood of Cincinnati on the morning of April 23, 2013.
- ONE ALARM STRUCTURE FIRE 234 Hartwell- Hartwell
Acting District Fire Chief Randal T. Freel Jr reported on a One-Alarm structure fire that
occurred in the Hartwell neighborhood of Cincinnati on Monday, April 22, 2013
- One Alarm Structure Fire 536 Findlay St. in the West End
District Chief Raffel Prophett reported on a One-Alarm structure fire that occurred in the community of the West End in Cincinnati, Ohio on April 20, 2013 at approximately 8:00am.
- Small Fire at Rhodes Hall, 2851 Woodside, University of Cincinnati
District Chief Raffel Prophett reported on a small fire that occurred on the campus of the University of Cincinnati (UC) in the community of Clifton in Cincinnati, Ohio on April 19, 2013 at approximately 3:15pm.
- One-Alarm Structure Fire 3123 Van Buren in Avondale
District Chief Raffel Prophett of the Cincinnati Fire Department reportED on a One-Alarm out-door and
structure fire that occurred in the community of Avondale in Cincinnati, Ohio on April 19, 2013 at
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