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Community Project Helping FD Maintain Mask Supply During COVID-19 Pandemic

As cases of COVID-19 continue to spread across the state of South Carolina and the nation, one critical goal on the minds of first responders is maintaining proper supplies of protective equipment. While the Columbia-Richland Fire Department continues to have supplies of masks, gloves and other items to protect firefighters in stock – department leaders […]

Cub Scout Pack Virtually Visits Fire Department

On  Sunday April 26 members of Cub Scout Pack 287 got a real treat as they were able to virtually visit CRFD Headquarters on Laurel Street. Fire Education Officer Bengie Leverett conducted the tour, which included a look at the department’s fire museum and truck bay. The Fire Education Office is offering free tours of […]

Building Inspections & Home Safety Surveys Can Now Be Done Virtually

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Columbia-Richland Fire Department is now making it possible for business owners to have fire inspections done virtually.  If you are in need of an inspection for your business and it is located within the City of Columbia here is the process to follow: all virtual inspections must be scheduled! […]

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Warmer weather is a great reason to fire up your outdoor grill but be sure to use the right tools while cooking your food!

Use long-handled utensils and grill mitts when using your grill to prevent burns. @ColaFire

DHEC today announced 207 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and 20 additional deaths.

This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 10,623 and those who have died to 466. https://www.scdhec.gov/news-releases/south-carolina-announces-latest-covid-19-update-may-27-2020

DON'T FORGET our application period is STILL open as we're looking to fill our next firefighter recruit class!
We are looking for strong, dependable individuals who have a desire to serve others. Does that describe you?
Apply online here: https://bit.ly/2M2KS3x

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