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Knowing the Dangers of Gas & CO Leaks

In light of recent events, Columbia Richland Fire wants to make sure all area residents know the risks created by having natural gas or carbon monoxide leaks in a home or business. Gas Leaks Natural gas can pose a huge danger if it’s leaking. In its natural state gas has no color and no odor. […]

20 New Columbia Richland Firefighters Graduate into Service

Columbia Richland Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins officially confirmed 20 new firefighters for the department as members of the 2018-02 CFD Recruit Class graduated on February 7, 2019.      Each recruit was badged by Chief Jenkins at a ceremony held at Boyce Chapel at First Baptist Church in Columbia, South Carolina. “These recruits have demonstrated […]

Columbia Richland Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins marks 40 years of public service

February 2019 is now officially ‘Aubrey D. Jenkins Month’ in the city of Columbia. This comes after the Columbia Richland fire chief was honored by City Manager Teresa Wilson and members of the city council on the evening of February 5, 2019. That day marked exactly 40 years since Chief Jenkins joined the CFD. He […]

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We were honored to be guests at John P. Thomas Elementary School this morning for their annual #RealMenRead event!

Several members of our staff were in the classrooms sharing stories and inspiring life lessons with students! @ColaFire


Rainy weather this week may have some of you reaching for a space heater! Be sure to give it a good check over before use! @ColaFire

Make plans to join us March 19 from 10:00 to 2:00 for SC Firefighter Legislative Day. Statehouse grounds (Under the big white tent).  For more information and to sign up today to escort your local house or senate member, visit  https://t.co/2uBsAEiC9j

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