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Risk of fire rises as temperature drops

January 31, 2022

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – The next round of winter weather is approaching and with it brings an increased risk of fire. The Pittsburg Fire Department would like to remind everyone of...

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Badges & Burgers to benefit CAC

November 2, 2021

The Pittsburg fire and police departments are firing up the grill for Badges and Burgers to raise money for the Children’s Advocacy Center! Join us on Friday, November 19 from...

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Pittsburg Fire Department cold weather safety tips

February 12, 2021

Fire News

This time of year, it’s especially important to make sure homes are heated safely. According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), half of home heating fires occur during the...

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Fire at apartment complex leaves two injured

December 14, 2020

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – At approximately 4:00 am on Sunday, December 13, 2020, the Pittsburg Fire and Police Departments were dispatched to a four-unit apartment complex at 1602 S. Walnut Street...

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Arson Arrest

September 28, 2020

City Press Releases

Released by Lt. B. Henderson PITTSBURG, KANSAS – On Sunday morning, September 27, 2020, at approximately 5:25 AM, units from the Pittsburg Fire Department and Pittsburg Police Department were dispatched...

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City of Pittsburg appoints new fire chief

September 17, 2020

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – The City of Pittsburg has appointed Dennis Reilly to serve as the new Pittsburg fire chief. Reilly will take over for Mike Simons, who recently announced his...

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Pittsburg Fire Chief Mike Simons announces retirement

June 26, 2020

City Press Releases

PITTSBURG, KS – Pittsburg Fire Chief Mike Simons has announced his retirement effective September 25, 2020, after 20 years with the department. Simons’ career in fire service spans 33 years,...

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Pittsburg police and firefighters surprise twin boys on their birthday

April 15, 2020

Fire News

Preston and Sawyer just turned four years old! They are both big fans of police officers and firefighters, and their mom asked if we would help them celebrate – so...

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Badges and Burgers 2019

November 15, 2019

Police Department Press Release

On Friday, November 22, 2019, the Pittsburg Police Department and the Pittsburg Fire Department will be hosting the annual Badges and Burgers event. The event will be held at Fire...

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Pittsburg fire department to begin flushing, testing fire hydrants June 5

June 3, 2019

City Press Releases

Pittsburg, KS – Starting Wednesday, June 5, 2019, the City of Pittsburg Fire Department will begin flushing and testing fire hydrants in neighborhoods across Pittsburg. The fire department estimates that...

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