Columbia City Fire
Department Golf Outing
Proud To Serve
Fire Chief Tom LaRue
along with Deputy Chief Steve Sturgeon leads 30 volunteer and 6 full
time firemen into the call of duty.
The firehouse is equipped with 2-Class A
engines, 1-75’ aerial, 1-grass rig, 1-hose truck and 1-command
vehicle and 2-thermal imagers.
You can count on our first response team to
provide fire protection, BLS non-transport ambulance service,
HAZ-MAT, rescue, fire prevention and code enforcements.
The Columbia City Fire Department also
serves the City by appearing at area schools for fire safety
training, fire prevention and “stop, drop and roll”.
To provide excellent life safety to
the community by; aggressively enforcing modern fire
prevention codes and laws, effectively educating the public
of its role in fire safety, safely and efficiently
extinguishing fires, providing emergency medical, hazardous
material and other services consistent with the role of a
modern fire department
COLUMBIA CITY FIRE MUSEUM
fire station also has a non-tax funded fire museum which
houses a 1917 Seagrave, 1934 Howe Reo, 1958 American
LaFrance and 1953 Seagrave antique trucks.
This museum holds many old relics
from the beginning of the fire department which will help
teach future generations the history of our city’s fire
department and fire safety in the City of Columbia City.
Deceased Firefighters honored
on Memorial Day.
2004 Crimson Fire Engine
1990 KME Fire Engine
2008 Hose truck
2002 Grass Rig
2001 E-1 Ladder truck
2010 Ford 250 Command Vehicle
The Fire Department is a department
of the City of Columbia City and is a combination Department
that consists of 7 Fulltime Career Fire Fighters, and
approximately 30 Volunteer Fire Fighters.
The department is funded by Tax dollars.
Fire Chief Thomas E. LaRue
Deputy Chief Steve Sturgeon
Safety Officer Frank Loe & Dave Herron
Captains: Ron Jones, Toby Fralick, Brian Walker Chris LaRue
Mike McGregor and Doug Reed
Medical Training Officer Doug Reed
Fire Training Officer Mike McGregor
department is located at 112 S. Chauncey Street,
Columbia City, Indiana 46725
PHONE NUMBER: (Non Emergency)
Station-260 248 5161
Chief- 260 248 5160
1934 Howe Reo
1958 American LaFrance
Click here for an application
to join the Volunteer Fire Department
to access the City's Fire Code.
Fire Dept Pool Fill Costs
for a video introduction.