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Don’t Let a Cooking Fire Ruin Your Thanksgiving Holiday   Thanksgiving is a time of year for families and friends to get together, but as cooking is a major activity of this holiday it presents a greater risk of home fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), nearly four times as many home cooking fires […]

Home Heating Safety

Home Heating Fires are the Leading Cause of Home Fires and Fatalities. As we are expected to continue with cooler temperatures over the weekend, Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins encourages the citizens of the City of Columbia and Richland County to use caution while heating your homes as some heating sources that comfort us […]

Check Smoke Alarms & Carbon Monoxide Detectors This Weekend

The Columbia Fire Department encourages testing smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors as daylight savings time ends Sunday, November 5th. It’s time to fall back one hour as daylight savings time ends this weekend. As we set our clocks back, Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins recommends testing your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. […]

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The Thanksgiving Holiday is approaching fast and the City of Columbia offices will be closed.

When: Thursday, Nov 23, 2017 and Friday, Nov 24, 2017

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