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CFD among City of Columbia departments to launch partnership with FirstNet

Contributed by Taylor Wright, City of Columbia Mayor’s Office The City of Columbia has joined forces with the worldโ€™s largest telecommunications company, AT&T, to deploy the public safety communications platform FirstNet. The effort is the largest FirstNet deployment in South Carolina. Mayor Benjamin and Columbia Fire Department and Police Department officials joined Terrence Ford, Director […]

Firefighters canvas Columbia, Richland County for 2019 National Night Out

On the night of August 6, 2019, Columbia Richland firefighters once again took part in celebrating ties between first responders and the communities that they serve. Department crews attended several events for the 2019 National Night Out. From the St. Andrews area to Lower Richland County our firefighters were focused on sharing important information while […]

Three homes destroyed and two others damaged by 2-Alarm fire in Summit Community

Sixteen people were left displaced by a massive 2-alarm fire that ripped through several homes on Founders Lake Court on July 30, 2019. About 50 responders with Columbia Richland Fire were called out to the scene. The first crews to arrive found heavy fire in three homes. Two adjacent properties were also damaged due to […]

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Like any firefighter our Assistant Chief Jamie Helms has a careful eye ๐Ÿ‘ for details...even when it comes to blowing out his birthday ๐ŸŽ‚ candles!

Happy 50th Birthday ๐ŸŽ Chief Helms! @ColaFire

Our #3rdShift #Engine13 crew extended kids a BIG #BacktoSchool welcome at Hyatt Park Elementary School ๐Ÿซ this morning!
Learn a lot today kids ๐Ÿ“š!


September will usher in the PEAK of hurricane season for the U.S.
Have you downloaded your 2019 Hurricane Guide from @SCEMD ?
Do it here! https://t.co/mLhXubC1uY

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