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CFD trucks roll down Sumter Street in annual Veterans Day Parade

Columbia Richland Fire would like to thank everyone who came out to support the 2018 Veterans Day Parade in downtown Columbia. CFD trucks were just one part of the parade, which made its way down Sumter Street from Laurel Street to Pendleton Street on Monday, November 12, 2018. Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins and other […]

Columbia Richland volunteer crews take part in training drill

On Saturday, November 10, 2018 volunteer crews with Columbia Richland Fire got to exercise their skills in a mock firefighting drill. The exercise, which was conducted at the CFD training grounds off of Bluff Road in Columbia, gave the crews practice in responding to a scene, flame suppression, property search and victim rescue. The department […]

Firefighters recognized by Columbia City Council for heroic off-duty save

11 firefighters with the City of Columbia were commended by city leaders and staff on the evening of November 6, 2018 for the steps they took last month to save a Richland Two student. City Manager Teresa Wilson presented each firefighter with a City LIGHT Award for exhibiting excellence and dedication beyond the call of […]

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This morning our Recruiting Officer, Captain James Bostic had a blast with kids at Catawba Trail Elementary School during their ‘Educator for a Day’ event!
Captain Bostic helped an art class at the school make paper ‘USA flag’ hats! 🇺🇸
Don’t they all look great? @CFDRECRUITING


ALERT: Widespread rain could increase the chance for area flooding tonight into Thursday. A FLOOD WATCH has been issued for the #Columbia area until 10 a.m. Thursday. Be careful on the roads if you decide to go out!

Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins was the guest speaker at today’s meeting of the Columbia #RotaryClub!

His remarks included giving club members an overview of his career in the fire service and our department as well as offering crucial tips for fire safety during the holidays.

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