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Close to 40 people displaced after fire rips through Harbison apartment building

A 2-alarm fire left an apartment building off of Harbison Boulevard badly damaged on the night of April 6, 2019. Thankfully there were no injuries to firefighters or civilians. CFD crews responded to Harbison Gardens along Columbiana Drive shortly after 8:30 p.m. After arriving on scene responders would call for a second alarm. About 18 […]

2019 Firetruck Pull nets roughly $35,000 for Curing Kids Cancer

Customers at the Soda City Market on April 6 got to see quite the sight as dozens of people showed up to take turns pulling CFD firetrucks.   This year the CFD Firetruck Pull to benefit Curing Kids Cancer was held in the heart of downtown Columbia at 1200 Lady Street. Area fire departments, companies […]

More than 30 CFD firefighters recognized at April promotions ceremony

On the evening of Wednesday April 3, 2019 Columbia Richland Fire once again took time to extend congratulations to all of our members who were recently promoted. More than 20 senior firefighters, 8 engineers, 4 captains and one new battalion chief were all honored during a ceremony held at department headquarters. As friends and family […]

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TRAFFIC ALERT 🚨: 2 car motor vehicle accident has closed Sparkleberry Lane between Wotan Rd & Valhalla Dr. Drivers should avoid the area.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Fairfield Rd has now reopened following this afternoons fire at the recycling yard. @ColaFire @RichlandSC

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