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Funeral Services TODAY for Late CRFD Battalion Chief Joseph Casey Desso

The Columbia-Richland Fire Department will join friends, family and our partners in the South Carolina Fire Service today in bidding goodbye to late CRFD Battalion Chief Joseph Casey Desso, who passed away on Monday September 13, 2021 following a brief battle with illness. Visitation will be held at Riverland Hills Baptist Church in Irmo – […]

CRFD Battalion Chief Joseph Casey Desso Passes Away

The Columbia-Richland Fire Department is saddened to announce the sudden passing of Battalion Chief Joseph Casey Desso, who died during the night of September 13, 2021 following a brief illness. Battalion Chief Desso bravely served the citizens of the City of Columbia and Richland County for 24 years. From the beginning of his career as […]

Funeral Services Announced for CRFD Fire Chaplain Billie Bright

The Columbia-Richland Fire Department will join friends, families and our partnering agencies in the South Carolina Fire Service in celebrating the life of CRFD Chaplain Billie Lee Bright II who passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the age of 46. Chaplain Bright served CRFD beginning in September of 1998 when he first was […]

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Columbia Fire Dept. Organized
1903
How many hours Firefighter Stay at Work
24

“We save lives and protect property through community risk reduction and professional emergency response to the public we serve.”

 

Fire Chief, Aubrey D. Jenkins Columbia Fire Department