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Firefighters Respond to House Fire Caused by Plane Crash

The crash of a small aircraft in the Rosewood neighborhood of Columbia on January 13, 2021 caused one home there to catch fire. CRFD crews were dispatched to the scene on the 2900 block of Kennedy Street near S. Maple Street just after 10:30 a.m. While en route to the scene responders called for a […]

CRFD Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins Becomes New President of the SC State Association of Fire Chiefs

CRFD personnel once again stood out during the annual leadership conference of the South Carolina State Association of Fire Chiefs. Yet the major highlight for the weekend was CRFD Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins being sworn in as the new president of the organization. Fire chiefs from across the Palmetto State gathered in Myrtle Beach […]

Staff at CRFD Taking COVID Seriously By Getting Vaccinated

As the first days of 2021 continue on, more members of the Columbia-Richland Fire Department have taken advantage of their opportunities to get a COVID-19 vaccine. CRFD personnel have been making appointments to receive their first vaccine doses at medical facilities across the Midlands. For many firefighters the reason to get the vaccine is simple. […]

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Gregg Street has reopened to traffic after a gas leak. Drive safely everyone, wear your seatbelt & enjoy the rest of your day!

🚦Traffic Alert🚦 #ColumbiaPDSC has closed the 1400 block of Gregg Street from Hampton to Washington Streets because of a gas leak. @ColaFire @domenergysc are also on scene to fix the issue.

Today we celebrate the life & legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Let’s all work as one to keep Dr. King’s dream alive by promoting unity, tolerance & cooperation in our communities. #MLKDay

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