SCAM ALERT: Business using CSFD as sales pitch for magnets

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) The Colorado Springs Fire department is warning the public of an apparent scam using the department as a sales pitch.

"Firehouse Promotions, Inc." is claiming that it works with local fire departments through selling business advertising space on magnetic community contact boards. The business in not BBB accredited with 30 complaints filed against the business.

The company claims that "the Fire Department will be distributing throughout the community" these contact boards. The Colorado Springs Fire Department does not endorse this company nor has the business contacted the department to discuss any involvement.

11 News reached out to Fire Safety Magnets and has yet to hear back.

If you have any questions in regards to the Colorado Springs Fire Department's involvement with any endorsement or donation call (719) 385-5950.