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2-Alarm Fire Damages 3 Homes in Richland County

On Friday May 28, 2021 CRFD crews responded to a 2-Alarm fire that ripped through a home on Durham Creek Court, leaving it heavily damaged. Firefighters responded to the scene shortly after 11 a.m. Friday. The first units arrived to find heavy fire spreading quickly throughout the home and threatening residences that were adjacent to […]

Fire department & RCSD form Marine Teams for holiday patrols on Lake Murray

The approach of the summer season is expected to draw more and more area boaters out on the waters of Lake Murray for events and recreation. In order to provide added security and safety for citizens, the Columbia-Richland Fire Department (CRFD) is now working with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) to joint staff two […]

Prisma Health Doctors Pay Visit to CRFD Training Grounds

The Columbia-Richland Fire Department was honored to once again host staff members from Prisma Health Midlands to give them an inside look at how firefighters respond to emergencies. Doctors in residency at the hospital were invited to the CRFD training grounds on May 19 to take part in a session that focused on car accidents […]

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Happy Father's Day!!
If you are enjoying this first day of summer by grilling with the family, it is important to wear short sleeves to prevent your clothes from catching on fire!

Also, maintain a safe zone of 3 feet around the grill!

Our department joins the community today in celebrating the end of slavery in America!

Happy #JuneTeenth to all of our citizens!

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