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CONGRATULATIONS to Captain Thomas Niles, Jr. for being selected as the 2018 Men On The Move Calendar Project’s Man of the Year. This calendar highlights the background of men who are active in the community; successful in their field; making a difference with social concerns; and Game Changers! They give of themselves, their time, and […]

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Safety

Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins wants you to have a safe New Year by leaving the fireworks to the professionals such as during the Famously Hot New Year celebration.  Chief Jenkins strongly discourages the use of consumer fireworks due to the high risk of property damage, injuries and possible death associated with fireworks. If […]

Keep Your Holidays From Going Up in Flames!

Columbia Fire Department Offers Fire Prevention Tips for a Safe and Festive Holiday Season. For most of us, the holiday season represents a time for family festivities and good cheer. What few of us consider is that the holiday season is a time when there is an increased risk of home fires. Many households engage […]

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#TheCFD on scene 1 story SFD 1000blk Veterans Rd heavy fire/smoke coming from rear of structure offensive attack vertical ventilation conducted no reported injuries Veterans Rd closed #scnews #TrafficAlert

Traffic Alert: Sumter Street from Lady to Hampton & Main Street to Marion are closed as CPD negotiators talk with a man who’s threatening to harm himself at the Sumter St parking garage. Avoid areas - Find alternate route.

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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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