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Firefighters reminding citizens to be attentive while cooking Thanksgiving Dinner

This Thanksgiving will likely look quite different for many families across our area in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Yet one thing that will not change is the increased risk of cooking fires that comes each year during the holiday. The risk of having a major fire will be even higher for many citizens in […]

CRFD Recognizes 58 Firefighters at Promotional Ceremonies

During the second week of November the Columbia-Richland Fire Department honored 58 of our members who earned promotions within CRFD over the course of 2020. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the recognitions took place in a series of smaller ceremonies from Wednesday, November 11, 2020 through Friday, November 13, 2020. Columbia-Richland Fire Chief Aubrey D. […]

CRFD, City of Columbia & Sparky Spread Word on Updates to City Mask Ordinance

Members of CRFD would join Columbia city leaders and officials with the University of South Carolina to tout support for recent amendments to the city’s protective mask ordinance on Thursday, November 5, 2020. The changes to the ordinance took effect on November 5 following an emergency meeting of the Columbia City Council. Amendments to the […]

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As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, the CDC has some tips on the safest ways to celebrate Thanksgiving this year and to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and the flu.

Learn more: https://bit.ly/38UuKxD



More @ColaFire crews clearing the scene on Ellerbe Street. @RichlandSC Fire Marshal’s Office is on scene to begin investigating what caused this morning’s fire.

Our ⁦@ColaFire⁩ crews also responded to the 1500 block of Colleton Street this morning after a home caught fire. 4 people were left displaced but there were no injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Thanks to ⁦@bricklewis_⁩ for the photos!

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