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2-Alarm Fire Rips Through Vacant Apartment Buildings

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On the early morning of Monday October 18, 2021 CRFD crews responded to a 2-Alarm fire on the 1900 block of Barnwell Street in Columbia. 1st Shift crews were dispatched to the scene shortly before 12:30 a.m. and arrived to find a two-story apartment building that was heavily involved with fire. The fire was also […]

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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 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 […]