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What is Tunnel to Towers? Tunnel to Towers is a series of 5K runs and walks that take place in cities around the country to celebrate and appreciate first responders who serve, save and sacrifice on our behalf every day. Columbia is home to South Carolina’s Tunnel to Towers race. When is South Carolina’s race? […]

Fire Department Donates Apparatus to Area Schools

Columbia Fire Department, City of Columbia and Richland County donate decommissioned fire engines to high school firefighter programs. Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins in partnership with the City of Columbia and Richland County is proud to announce the donation of three fire engines to our local school districts as part of a career technical center […]

Twenty-five Firefighters complete 18 week recruit school

Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced the graduation of 25 members of the Columbia Fire Department’s Recruit Class 17-01 during a graduation ceremony held last night, Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Columbia, South Carolina. Chief Jenkins said, “I am very proud of these recruits, now Probationary Firefighters for […]

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The City's parking services division has announced 6 parking options for the Total Solar Eclipse Weekend, August 19 – August 21.

#TheCFD conducting #IAP #2017eclipse briefing prior to #Aug21 #columbiasc

DelayedPost:12:30am #TheCFD responded house fire 3000blk Truman St no injuries 8 displaced @ $25K damages under investigation #scnews

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We the Columbia Fire Department exists to protect lives, property and the environment through the enforcement of fire codes, presentation of comprehensive public fire safety education programs, the investigation of incidents of arson, and rapid, effective responses to and mitigation of fires, rescue incidents, hazardous material leaks, and natural disasters.


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