News / Media

To gain the latest news and breaking news

The Columbia Fire Department strives to be an effective and collaborative partner with the community we serve.

Members of the media who have questions regarding breaking news and emergency incidents should contact the on-duty Public Information Officer at 803-413-8555. For routine media inquiries or interview requests, please contact the Public Information Officer at 803-545-0213.

The Public Information Officer coordinates public requests for a variety of issues, including:

  • Motion Picture and Television Licensing
  • Media Events
  • Civic Activities
  • City/Official Business

Contact Person


Public Information Officer Brick Lewis

1800 Laurel Street Columbia, S.C. 29201

Phone (803) 545-0213  Cell (803) 413-8555  Fax (803) 733-8311