Asst. Chief John Rees (ret.)
Columbus (Ohio) Fire Dept. related Photos



LINKS
Central Ohio Retired Firefighters (4 unit) web page.
Columbus Professional Fire Fighters, IAFF Local 67 web page.
Ohio Assoc. of Professional Firefighters web page.
Police and Fire Retirees of Ohio Inc. web page.
Columbus Division of Fire web page.
Kevin Connell's Columbus Fire Hockey web page.
Central Ohio Box 15 Club, Inc.
Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association
  • Newest Photos

    • 2017 4-Unit Annual Florida Picnic here - Friday, February 24, 2017    Friday, February 24, 2017

    • Central Ohio Retired Firefighter's Annual Picnic here - Saturday, September 10, 2016    Saturday, September 10, 2016

    • Panoramic Photo at the Central Ohio Retired Firefighter's Annual Picnic here - Saturday, September 10, 2016    Sunday, September 11, 2016 Saturday, September 10, 2016

    • John Ferner Retirement - 67 pictures - click here. Monday, July 25, 2016    Monday, July 25, 2016

    • 28th Annual Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association (COAFAA) Muster - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 89 pictures - click here.    Saturday, June 25, 2016

    • Central Ohio Retired Firefighters meeting - Wednesday, May 4, 2016    Thursday, May 5, 2016

    • CFD Heartmobile Wednesday, May 4, 2016    Wednesday, May 4, 2016

    • Central Ohio Retired Firefighter's monthly meeting at Madison Twp. Station 181 here - Wednesday, April 6, 2016    Wednesday, April 6, 2016

    • St. Patrick's Day Parade - Thursday, March 17, 2016 - click here    Thursday, March 17, 2016

  • Politics
    • Judge Richard C. Pfeiffer, Jr. and the City of Columbus vs. the Fireman: Dubious Ethics and Intimidation Don't Always Work - click here.

    • The Illegal Ohio Statehouse Gasoline Tank - Politics Supersede Life Safety - click here (with pictures of the 10/6/02 fire)

  • Fireworks Photos
    • 2015 Red, White and Boom fireworks as viewed from Station 1.

    • 2009 Red, White and Boom fireworks as viewed from Station 1.

    • 2005 Red, White and Boom fireworks as viewed from Station 1.

  • Retirement Parties
    • John Ferner Retirement - 67 pictures - click here. Monday, July 25, 2016

    • A/C Karry Ellis Retirement - 130 pictures - click here. Thursday, July 9, 2015

    • Doug Smith - 92 pictures - click here. Tuesday, April 7, 2015

    • Tad DeLong Retirement Party - 53 pictures - click here. Sunday, March 9, 2014

    • Bill Hall Retirement Party - 129 pictures - click here. Thursday, March 15, 2012

    • B/C Jim Wintering Retirement Party - 92 pictures - click here. Sunday, March 20, 2011

    • A/C Dick Braun Retirement dinner - 54 pictures - click here. Wednesday, January 5, 2011

    • Bn. Chief Jim Flynn Retirement Party, Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - click here

    • Capt. Art Lewis Retirement Party, Thursday, May 31, 2007 - click here

    • B/C Craig Bauman - retirement party - Thursday, May 5, 2005 - click here

    • Capt. Terry Cordle - retirement party - click here

    • Deputy Chief Chuck Bardocz retirement party - Friday, July 18, 2003 - click here

    • Capt. Ron Casto Retirement Party - July 30, 2002 - click here

    • Chief Don Werner - 1991 here

  • Parades and Other Activities
    • St. Patrick's Day Parade - Thursday, March 17, 2016 - click here

    • St. Patrick's Day Parade - Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - click here

    • St. Patrick's Day Parade - Sunday, March 17, 2013 - click here

    • St. Patrick's Day Parade - Saturday, March 17, 2012 - click here

    • St. Patrick's Day Parade - Thursday, March 17, 2011 - click here

    • St. Patrick's Day Parade - Tuesday, March 17, 2010 - click here

    • St. Patrick's Day Parade - Tuesday, March 17, 2009 - click here

    • St. Patrick's Day Parade - Monday, March 17, 2008 - click here

    • St. Patrick's Day Parade - Friday, March 17, 2006 - click here

    • St. Patrick's Day Parade - Thursday, March 17, 2005 - click here

    • 2004 St. Patrick's Day Parade, Wednesday, March 17, 2004 - click here

    • 2003 St. Patrick's Day parade - Monday, March 17, 2003 - click here

    • 2002 St. Patrick's Day Parade, Wednesday, March 17, 2002 - click here

  • Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association Annual Musters
    • 28th Annual Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association (COAFAA) Muster - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 89 pictures - click here.

    • 27th Annual Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association (COAFAA) Muster - Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 79 pictures - click here.

    • 26th Annual Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association (COAFAA) Muster - Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 175 pictures - click here.

    • 25th Annual Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association (COAFAA) Muster - Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 99 pictures - click here.

    • 24th Annual Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association (COAFAA) Muster - Saturday, June 23, 2012 - 85 pictures - click here.

    • 23rd Annual Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association (COAFAA) Muster - Saturday, June 25, 2011 - 137 pictures - click here.

    • 22nd Annual Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association (COAFAA) Muster - Saturday, June 26, 2010 - 92 pictures - click here.

    • 21st Annual Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association (COAFAA) Muster - Saturday, June 27, 2009 - 73 pictures - click here.

    • 20th Annual Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association (COAFAA) Muster - Saturday, June 21, 2008 - 82 pictures - click here.

    • 19th Annual Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association (COAFAA) Muster - Saturday, June 23, 2007 - 64 pictures - click here.

    • 18th Annual Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association (COAFAA) Muster - Saturday, June 24, 2006 - 274 pictures - click here.

    • 16th Annual Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association (COAFAA) Muster - Saturday, June 26, 2004 - 82 pictures - click here

    • 15th Annual Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association (COAFAA) Muster - Saturday, June 28, 2003 - 96 pictures - click here

    • 14th Annual Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association (COAFAA) Annual Muster - Saturday, June 8, 2002 - click here

  • 4 Unit (Retired firefighter group)
    • 2017 4-Unit Annual Florida Picnic here - Friday, February 24, 2017

    • Central Ohio Retired Firefighter's Annual Picnic here AND Panoramic Photo at the Central Ohio Retired Firefighter's Annual Picnic here - Saturday, September 10, 2016

    • Central Ohio Retired Firefighters meeting - Wednesday, May 4, 2016

    • Central Ohio Retired Firefighter's monthly meeting at Madison Twp. Station 181 here - Wednesday, April 6, 2016

    • 2016 4-Unit Annual Florida Picnic here - Friday, February 26, 2016

    • Central Ohio Retired Firefighter's Annual Picnic here - Saturday, September 12, 2015

    • 2015 4-Unit Annual Florida Picnic here - Friday, February 27, 2015

    • 2014 4-Unit Annual Florida Picnic here - Friday, February 28, 2014

    • 4-Unit Banquet - Thursday, June 20, 2013 here

    • Training Academy Hosts 4 Unit here - Tuesday, April 16, 2013

    • 2013 4-Unit Annual Florida Picnic here - Friday, February 22, 2013

    • Central Ohio Retired Firefighters meeting (4 unit) photo - Wednesday, May 2, 2012

    • 4-Unit Banquet - Thursday, June 21, 2012 here

    • 2012 4-Unit Annual Florida Picnic here - Friday, February 24, 2012

    • 4-Unit Banquet - Thursday, June 16, 2011 here

    • 2011 4-Unit Annual Florida Picnic here - Friday, February 25, 2011

    • 2010 4-Unit Annual Florida Picnic here - Friday, February 26, 2010

    • 4-Unit Banquet - Thursday, June 17, 2010 here

    • 4-Unit Banquet - Thursday, June 18, 2009 here

    • 2009 4-Unit Annual Florida Picnic here - Friday, February 27, 2009

    • 4-Unit Banquet - Thursday, June 19, 2008 here

    • 2008 4-Unit Annual Florida Picnic here - Friday, February 29, 2008

    • 4-Unit Banquet - Thursday, June 21, 2007 here

    • Annual 4 unit Florida Picnic - Friday, February 23, 2007 - click here

    • 4 Unit Banquet - Thursday, June 22, 2006 - click here

    • 4 unit Annual Florida Picnic - Friday, February 24, 2006 - click here

    • 2005 4 Unit Florida Picnic - Friday, February 25, 2005 - click here

    • 4 Unit Florida Picnic - Friday, February 27, 2004 - click here

    • Central Ohio Retired Firefighters 2nd Annual Banquet - click here

    • 4-unit Annual Florida Picnic - Friday, February 28, 2003 - click here

    • First Annual 4-Unit Retirees Banquet - Thursday, June 13, 2002 - click here

  • New Firefighters
    • Recruits host the retire firefighters 48 - photos - click here.

    • New Firefighter Graduation - Friday, January 7, 2011 - 59 photos - click here.

    • CFD Recruit graduation - Friday, July 8, 2005 - click here

    • Recruit's Family Night - May 30, 2000 - here

  • Firefighter Memorial Service
  • Fires
    • Fire at 155 N. High St., July 25, 1987 - click here

    • Fire at 1339 W. Broad St., March 24, 1996 - click here

    • Fire at Smith Brothers Hardware December 12, 1994 - click here

    • Old Landmark Fire - July 1, 1993

    • 88 E. First Ave. - High Rise Training Fires - January/February, 2001 - click here

    • Officer School Training Fire - June 29, 2001 - click here

    • Fire at 77 Hawks Ave. - January 3, 2001 - click here

  • Miscellaneous Other
    • Promotions Including Chief O'Connor - 92 pictures - click here. Friday, May 29, 2015

    • Promotions including Fire Chief Greg Paxton

    • 2 Unit Battalion Chiefs in 1989 here - December, 1989

    • City Hall Fire Alarm Office here - February 1986

    • 3 Unit Battalion Chiefs in 1994 here - February 5, 1994

    • Farewell to Chief Cline - Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 16 pictures - click here.

    • FF John Moore funeral - Tuesday, April 6, 2010 here

    • Battalion One, Two Unit group photo - click here

    • CFD Heartmobile restoration

    • Chief Don Werner 80th birthday - Sunday, June 28, 2009 - 48 pictures - click here.

    • Station 1, 3 unit, Annual Family Christmas Party, Friday, December 19, 2008 here

    • Eight New Ferrara Engines - Thursday, September 11, 2008

    • Firefighters Local 67 Union Hall construction here

    • The Central Ohio Fire Museum - click here

    • CFD 2005 Awards Program - Thursday, November 17, 2005 - click here

    • Annual Columbus Division of Fire 2004 Awards Program - Thursday, November 18, 2004 - 62 pictures - click here

    • Rev. Msgr. J. Colby Grimes, 1952 - 2003. Click here

    • 2003 Columbus Fire Division Awards Program - November 13, 2003 here

    • World Trade Tower artifacts pass through Columbus - June 27, 2002 - click here

    • Central Ohio Firefighters at the 2002 Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon, September 2, 2002 - click here

    • Dedication of the Central Ohio Fire Museum - October 1, 2002 - click here

    • Columbus Fire Department Fire Alarm Office (Dispatching ) - Friday, November 22, 2002 - click here

    • Columbus Firefighter's Athletic Association Country Music Show - Hager Twins & Mickey Gilley - July 20, 2002 - click here

    • Firefighters 4 Kids Toy Drive - December 16, 2000 - click here

    • Capt. Lash carries the Olympic Torch - January 3, 2002 - click here

    • 2001 Awards Program - November 15, 2001 - click here

    • New Station 14 Dedication - October 11, 2001 - click here

    • Central Ohio Firefighters at the 2001 MDA Telethon - September 3, 2001 - click here

    • Support Services - August, 2001 - click here

    • 2000 Awards Program - November 16, 2000 - click here

    • Station 2 Captures Cooking Prize- September 21, 2000 - click here

    • 2000 MDA Telethon - September 4, 2000 - click here

    • Battalion 5 Annual Retirement Party - August 23, 2000 - click here

    • Fire Division salute to Irish firefighters - March 14, 2000 at the Ancient Order of Hibernians Tara Hall, 195 E. Main St.: here

    • Battalion 1, 2 unit group picture - April 30, 1989 - click here

    • Pictures at Station 10 in 1973 - click here

    • My heart attack - a EMS/medical success story - here


    Your comments are welcome. John Rees: jerees@att.net