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CFD firefighters net more than $130,000 to help in the fight against Muscular Dystrophy

Columbia Richland firefighters marked the success of the department’s 2019 ‘Fill the Boot’ campaign as they presented a ceremonial check to the Muscular Dystrophy Association on June 12, 2019. From March 20 through March 22, CFD fire crews collected donations from the public at 17 total intersections in the City of Columbia and Richland County. […]

2-Alarm fire rips through Northeast apartment building

Nearly a dozen Columbia Richland fire crews responded to northeast Richland County on May 31, 2019 after an apartment building fire reached 2-alarm status. Nobody was injured when the fire ripped through six units of a building at Killian Lakes Apartments and Townhomes. Roughly 50 members of the department were called out to the complex […]

Prisma Health physicians get up close look at firefighting during training visit

For the second straight year Columbia Richland Fire hosted area physicians for a morning of education and outreach at the CFD training complex. The focus of this year’s exercise on May 22, 2019 was learning about the physical and stress-related injuries that a major fire can cause. About 30 resident physicians in emergency medicine at […]

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Our @ColaFire members stepped up tonight to help set the stage for #SCFR19 at the convention center! Recruit Class 19-01 & #Rescue1 pushed 3 trucks inside the building. Our recruits are ready to volunteer!

It’s time to get the water running here at the Engine School for @FireRescueSC ! Firefighters are now practicing hose lays & nozzle techniques!

Hand in Hand Engine School is officially underway at our department training grounds for @FireRescueSC 2019!

Firefighters from departments across South Carolina are learning several techniques to pack & deploy hose lines courtesy of @fire_hornet !

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