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FILL THE PINK HELMET

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Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced yesterday that the Columbia Fire Department would hosting the 3rd Annual Fill the Pink Helmet Fundraiser on Friday, September 29th at the Walmarts on Bush River Rd and Forest Drive for Palmetto Health’s Bosom Buddies Fundbe collecting monetary donations for the Bosom Buddies a 501(c)3 charity that assists […]

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Columbia Fire Department Hiring Firefighters

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The Columbia Fire Department launches hiring campaign for the next CFD Recruit Class, 18-01 Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced today that the Columbia Fire Department is accepting applications for Firefighter.  The application process will close midnight on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. The Department is the largest in the state and is responsible for […]

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2017 TUNNEL to TOWERS 5K RUN & WALK

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What is Tunnel to Towers? Tunnel to Towers is a series of 5K runs and walks that take place in cities around the country to celebrate and appreciate first responders who serve, save and sacrifice on our behalf every day. Columbia is home to South Carolina’s Tunnel to Towers race. When is South Carolina’s race? […]

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Fourth of July Fireworks Safety

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    Fireworks can result in severe burns, fractures, or scars or disfigurement that can last a lifetime. Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins encourages you this holiday weekend to be safety minded when it comes to fireworks. Amateur fireworks use endangers not only the users, but also bystanders and surrounding property and structures. Pyrotechnic […]

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6th Annual Carolina Brotherhood Ride

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Cycling across NC and SC to support those lost in the Line of Duty WHAT: Local public safety cyclists will conduct their Annual Carolina Brotherhood Ride Load out Day: Sunday June 11, 2017 at 9:00am – Riders meet up at Charlotte Fire Training Academy, pack, load up and drive to starting point (Smithfield NC) – […]

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River Safety Awareness

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CFD encourages visitors on our rivers to be safe The Columbia Fire Department began its annual swiftwater rescue training exercises on the Saluda River below the Riverbanks Zoo; in anticipation of another busy summer on our many river ways in the Midlands. The Columbia Fire Department responds to multiple water rescues each year involving reports […]