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Citizens encouraged to make fire escape plans, check smoke alarms as Fire Prevention Week 2019 gets underway

National Fire Prevention Week will once again usher in a call for all residents to prepare for the unexpected. Staff with Columbia Richland Fire are encouraging everyone to live out the theme of this year’s week – ‘Not every hero wears a cape. Plan and practice your escape.’ “These words could not hit the point […]

Firetrucks Taking to Greenview Community for 2019 Fire Prevention Parade

Columbia Richland Fire will once again be bringing the message of fire safety to area streets as this year the annual Fire Prevention Parade will roll through neighborhoods around Greenview Park. The parade will commence near David and Gabriel streets on the morning of Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 11 a.m. Multiple firetrucks will then […]

Ridgewood Park area brightened by ‘This Little Light of Mine’ Campaign

Columbia Richland Fire was proud to partner once again with the American Association of Retired Persons and area law enforcement agencies in support of the ‘This Little Light of Mine Campaign.’ On Thursday September 26 and Thursday October 3, Columbia Richland Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins and department firefighters helped canvass streets around Ridgewood Park […]

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Happening Now — Annual Fire Prevention Parade underway near Greenview Park in the @CityofColumbia . Community block party will take place afterward ft @ColaFire safety tips, food and games! @WLTX

We’re now just 1 ☝️ day away from our annual Fire Prevention Parade & Community Block Party at Greenview Park!

Our Fire Education Officer Bengie Leverett can give you all the details in this video! https://t.co/0fJfnNXDfC

UPDATE concerning suspicious fires set on Heyward & Cannon streets in late September. @ColaFire @ColumbiaPDSC

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