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Safety Points to Remember as you Ring in 2019!

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The staff at Columbia Richland Fire hopes that you all enjoyed the holiday season and are getting ready to welcome 2019! If you plan to venture out to enjoy New Years festivities PLEASE keep these safety tips in mind: If your celebrations this year will include alcohol… 1. Make a plan ahead of time. Don’t […]

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2-alarm fire leaves historic Babcock Building damaged

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More than 50 firefighters with Columbia Richland Fire helped preserve a piece of Columbia’s history on the evening of December 13, 2018. At around 5:30 p.m. fire broke out on an upper floor of the Babcock Building off of Calhoun Street. The building, which used to be part of the South Carolina State Hospital, has […]

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CFD celebrates staff promotions and appointments at December ceremony

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Columbia Richland Fire would wind down 2018 by officially recognizing more than 40 members of the department for their career accomplishments. Department leaders hosted a recognition ceremony on December 10, 2018 to congratulate staff who were promoted or appointed to new positions. That included many employees who earned higher ranks working in fire suppression. Several […]

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IMPORTANT REMINDER: be safe while cooking holiday meals

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With the Thanksgiving Day holiday quickly approaching Columbia Richland Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins and staff want to remind area families to practice caution while cooking their big dinners to feed hungry guests. “The holidays are always a time for making lasting memories with your loved ones,” Chief Jenkins said, “Don’t let that opportunity be […]