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Military heroes honored at 2019 Veterans Day Parade in Columbia

Columbia Richland Fire was once again thrilled to take part in the annual Veterans Day Parade in parts of downtown Columbia on November 11, 2019. Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins would lead the department’s members and several firetrucks as the parade made its way down Sumter Street. Each year the parade is organized by the […]

Station 20 scares up great fun at annual Halloween Festival

The annual Halloween Festival hosted by staff at CFD Station 20 in Ballentine was once again a huge success this year. Dozens of people ventured out to the station on Halloween Night, October 31 to enjoy free food and treats. There was also plenty of fun activities for children. Each year department members at Station […]

Citizens encouraged to assess home heating systems before use during colder weather

With colder mornings forecasted heading into this weekend, leaders of Columbia Richland Fire are asking residents to inspect and make any necessary repairs on their home heating devices before turning them on for the long winter season. Citizens are also strongly encouraged to monitor space heaters and fireplace fires if they intend to start either […]

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We are once again teaming up with MADD South Carolina to host an evening of food and fun to put an end to drunk driving!

We hope you'll join us on Sunday, November 24th for the 2019 MADD Zero Proof Mocktail Mixoff!

Details here: https://t.co/kB77PErpPl

Our department wants to send a HUGE congratulations out to 1st Shift Engineer Corey Hamilton and his wife as they recently welcomed a new baby boy!
Wesley James Hamilton arrived on November 10, 2019 at 10:29 p.m. - weighing 8 lbs, 1 ounce.
Mommy and baby are both doing great!

Recruit Class 19-02 is pressing on today!!

This morning they went through their Intro Burn exercise — getting an up close look at live fire 🔥 🔥 and how it behaves with and without the flow of air. @ColaFire

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