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.



A youth program for young men and women, ages 14-17. The cadet program fosters leadership, teamwork, and self confidence. Train alongside our firefighters to learn firefighting and emergency medical skills. For more information, visit the Cadet page.


Training Center

We have launched the Columbus Township Training Center where we offer both EMS and firefighter classes taught by professional, certified instructors. Visit the Training Center page for more info and a list of classes currently being offered.