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2-Alarm Fire Tears Through Garners Ferry Apartment Complex

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Columbia-Richland firefighters did an excellent job stopping a 2-Alarm fire that broke out at an apartment building in Richland County on Sunday, July 11. Crews responded to the Austin Wood Apartments off of Garners Ferry Road shortly before 5 p.m. Minutes after arriving on scene firefighters would call for a 2nd Alarm as flames were […]

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2-Alarm Fire Damages 3 Homes in Richland County

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On Friday May 28, 2021 CRFD crews responded to a 2-Alarm fire that ripped through a home on Durham Creek Court, leaving it heavily damaged. Firefighters responded to the scene shortly after 11 a.m. Friday. The first units arrived to find heavy fire spreading quickly throughout the home and threatening residences that were adjacent to […]

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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 […]

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2-Alarm Fire Burns 3 Homes in Richland County

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Three homes on Fountain Lake Road were left damaged after a 2-Alarm fire broke out in the early morning hours of April 11.  The fire started in one of the homes before 2:30 a.m. Flames then quickly spread to two neighboring properties. Two of the three homes were left so badly damaged that they are […]

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ATF Offers Reward for Information Connected to 2-Alarm Church Fire

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Federal officials are currently offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information related to a church fire that happened in Columbia on March 19, 2020. Columbia-Richland fire crews responded to the Whaley Street United Methodist Church just before midnight. When firefighters arrived on scene they found fire coming from several windows of the […]