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Memorial Holiday Grilling Safety

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  Columbia Fire Department wishes you a fire safe Memorial Holiday Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins encourages citizens to be fire safe during the Memorial Day Holiday. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that three out of five households own a gas grill, which means a lot of great food and family times. […]

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Battle of the Badges Blood Drive Heats Up

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The Columbia Police Department, Columbia Fire Department and Richland County Sheriff’s Department are challenging each other — and the community — to give blood at the sixth annual “Boots and Badges” blood drive. Donors are needed to give blood and vote for their favorite department – all in an effort to help save lives. The […]

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Over 100 Incidents During 4 Hour Period of Severe Weather

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Columbia Fire Department responded to over 100 incidents in a four our period during Wednesday’s severe weather that caused flooding and damage to areas in the City of Columbia and Richland County.  Chief Jenkins stated, “Columbia Firefighters responded to multiple incidents to include 26 water rescues, eight areas with reported large flooding, multiple downed or […]