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Staff at CRFD Taking COVID Seriously By Getting Vaccinated

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As the first days of 2021 continue on, more members of the Columbia-Richland Fire Department have taken advantage of their opportunities to get a COVID-19 vaccine. CRFD personnel have been making appointments to receive their first vaccine doses at medical facilities across the Midlands. For many firefighters the reason to get the vaccine is simple. […]

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CRFD Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins Receives COVID-19 Vaccination

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On Monday January 4, 2021 Columbia-Richland Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins received his vaccination for the COVID-19 virus. The vaccine was administered to Chief Jenkins by staff at Prisma Health Richland Hospital. “I am grateful to be able to receive this crucial vaccination as we begin 2021,” stated Chief Jenkins, “My hope is that as […]

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CRFD Spreads Holiday Cheer with Santa Rides

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The Columbia-Richland Fire Department once again helped promote the spirit of the Christmas season by giving Santa Claus a ride through neighborhoods across Richland County. On Saturday December 19 Santa rode in two community parades. One began at Station 9 and proceeded into Five Points and parts of the Shandon neighborhood. Santa was joined onboard […]

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4 CRFD Members Earn Promotions with Fire Prevention Division

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CRFD would recognize four members of the department on Tuesday December 15, 2020 for recently earning promotions within our Fire Prevention Division. Two of the honorees are now joining the division, which handles fire code enforcement within the City of Columbia. The remaining two staff members were promoted to higher ranks within the office. Fire […]

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Furniture Storage Building Badly Damaged by 2-Alarm Fire

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On the morning of November 24, 2020 a massive fire ripped through the former site of Graham-Sleepmaster Mattress Manufacturer on Ellerbe Street in Columbia. By the time CRFD firefighters arrived on scene there were flames coming through the roof of the building, which prompted personnel to call for a 2nd Alarm. No one was found […]