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Stay Prepared Ahead of Severe Storms

With severe storms likely to pop up across the Midlands during the afternoon and evening hours on Thursday, February 6, 2020 — Columbia Richland Fire wants to encourage all residents to take steps to prepare and stay informed! Here’s some key information to keep in mind: High winds from the storms are likely to produce […]

Firefighters and Community Come Together to Help Former Department Recruit

A benefit organized to support ‘the firefighting dream’ of Brandon Zinn received a great turnout at the department headquarters on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The event fell roughly one year after Zinn’s goal to become a firefighter with the department was taken away from him. In late January of 2019 he was struck on his […]

20 New Firefighters Sworn Into Service After Graduating from Recruit School

Columbia Richland Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins officially confirmed 20 new firefighters for the department as members of the 2019-02 Columbia Richland Fire Recruit Class graduated on the evening of January 23, 2020. Each recruit was badged by Chief Jenkins at a ceremony held inside the Denny Auditorium on the campus of the South Carolina […]

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Know the essentials of smoke alarms on this #TestItTuesday' !
Make sure you have working alarms INSIDE and OUTSIDE of all sleeping areas of your home as well as alarms on every floor of your home! @ColaFire

In case you missed it here's the awesome update on our own Chastain Cannon - who gave up a large portion of his liver to help a woman in her fight against cancer!
Thanks to @DawndyWISTV for the incredible job she did putting this together! https://bit.ly/37V5R0y

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