Columbus Township Fire & Rescue

The East Columbus Independent Fire Department (ECIFD), also known as Columbus Township Fire & Rescue, is a group of men and women dedicated to saving lives and protecting property.  We proudly serve Columbus Township, and Bartholomew County with a combination of career staff and volunteers.

Volunteers Needed!

We are always looking for new members with a desire to serve the community in a unique and rewarding way.  If you are interested, please visit the Volunteer page for more information and an application packet.


EMS Standby PRogram

Want to volunteer, but aren't able to drop everything at a moment's notice to respond to a call?  We have a standby program for certified EMTs that allows you to schedule your shifts in advance.  For more information and an application packet, click here!



Our Fall 2016 EMT-B class has started.  If you missed this one but are still interested, click here to fill out a form and let us know.  Classes are open to anyone, no previous experience is required.