You and your family are fast asleep when the smoke alarm sounds: Do you know what to do? Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced today the Columbia Fire Department will host its 20th Annual Fire Prevention Parade in honor of Fire Prevention Week October 8-14, 2017, on Thursday, October 12th beginning at 11am. The parade […]
Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced yesterday that the Columbia Fire Department would hosting the 3rd Annual Fill the Pink Helmet Fundraiser on Friday, September 29th at the Walmarts on Bush River Rd and Forest Drive for Palmetto Health’s Bosom Buddies Fundbe collecting monetary donations for the Bosom Buddies a 501(c)3 charity that assists […]
The Columbia Fire Department received a request on Sunday from the US Department of Defense’s Federal Coordination Center (FCC) to activate Metropolitan Medical Response Systems (MMRS) equipment and supplies managed by the CFD to help support the potential emergency evacuation of an unknown number of medical patients from Caribbean hospitals. CFD firefighters from St Andrews […]
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.