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The Curing Kids Cancer Fire Truck Pull Turns Five

For Immediate Release: Abigail Pait abigail@curingkidscancer.org 404-465-2916  Gather a team to pull a fire truck in honor of a child battling cancer. Columbia, S.C. – March 1, 2018 – Curing Kids Cancer and the Columbia Fire Department are joining forces for the fifth annual Fire Truck Pull to fund childhood cancer research and treatments. The […]

Firefighters Paramedics & Doctors Collaborate To Better Understand Vehicle Extrications

On Wednesday February 15th a joint training exercise occurred; a first of its kind involving firefighters from the Columbia Fire Department, EMTs & Paramedics from Richland County EMS, and residents from Palmetto Health.  The training focused on vehicle extrications and providing patient care during the extrication.  Over 40 physicians from Palmetto Health’s residency program along with […]

Lifesaving Grant Awarded to Columbia Fire

Grant will provide smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to senior citizens in Hopkins The Columbia Fire Department is proud to announce the award of a grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation for $7,885.00. This grant was used to purchase 300 smoke and 200 carbon monoxide alarms that will be distributed primarily to senior […]

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Members of our Fire Prevention Division in class all this week increasing there knowledge.


Fire Prevention Division in class in quarterly training today learning about sprinkler systems.

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