Fire Department

Fire Department

Cincinnati Fire Department (CFD)

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.

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Leadership - Led by Richard A. Braun

Richard became Cincinnati’s 16th Fire Chief on January 16th, 2011. Chief Braun served as an Assistant Fire Chief with the Columbus Division of Fire for 11 years . . .

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