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CRFD Firefighters Train at Midlands Tech Campus

Columbia-Richland firefighters were able to get some training hours in using an old building on Midland Tech’s Beltline campus that is scheduled for demolition. CRFD crews practicing vertical ventilation on the roof of the old engineering labs building at Midlands Tech’s Beltline campus. The most recent ‘Acquired Structure’ session took place with CRFD crews during the […]

RED FLAG ALERT Issued on Outdoor Burning April 21 & 22

The South Carolina Forestry Commission has issued a RED FLAG ALERT for Wednesday April 21 and Thursday April 22 due to the elevated risk for wildfires. As a result the Richland County Fire Marshal’s Office has prohibited all “General Debris” burning in unincorporated areas of the County until the Red Flag has been lifted and […]

Fire Crews Prepare for Summer Season with Annual Swiftwater Rescue Classes

With summer weather quickly approaching, Columbia-Richland firefighters once again suited up to train and drill in rescue techniques on our area waterways. The department held annual training and re certification sessions for swiftwater rescue beginning on Wednesday April 14, 2021. All sessions took place on the stretch of the Saluda River off of Candi Lane […]

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A SAFETY REMINDER for our senior citizens!
You can reduce the risk of a dangerous fall in your home by taking time to gain your balance, keeping hallways and outdoor pathways illuminated, and using non-slip mats in the bathroom! 🛁
Also - install grab bars for your tub or shower!


EXCELLENT work by members of our @ColaFire fire prevention staff as they completed their CPR recertification course this morning! 💪


HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY to all the wonderful moms out there!! 🌺🌸🌼

We hope you have a day as special as you all are!

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“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