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CFD steps up for Fire Rescue SC 2019

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Columbia Richland Fire would play a supporting role for the annual Fire Rescue SC Conference. For the second straight year the conference was held in the capital city, going from June 24 to June 29. Firefighters representing departments across the state were in attendance. Activities were held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center as well […]

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2018 National Fire Prevention Week is Here!

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Sunday October 7, 2018 officially ushered in National Fire Prevention Week across the U.S.A. As we get the week started Columbia-Richland Fire wants to tell you a little bit about this year’s theme for the week created by the National Fire Protection Association. ‘LOOK. LISTEN. LEARN.’ Basically our firefighters want you all to take a […]

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28 firefighter recruits at CFD set to begin training on Monday

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More than two dozen recruits to join Columbia-Richland Fire kicked off the long trek to earn their badges with orientation night on Thursday October 4, 2018.   Many families were in attendance as prospective firefighters were issued their training gear. Each recruit was also given a CFD badge by Assistant Chief Jamie Helms which they […]

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CFD Engine crew honored for saving child from drowning

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Columbia-Richland Fire Chief Aubrey Jenkins recognized five members of CFD’s Second Shift for actions they took to save the life of a 2-year-old boy over the summer. Battalion Chief Daniel Lowery, Engineer Michael LeGrand, Senior Firefighter D.J. Watson, Firefighter Caleb Jacobs and Firefighter Mark O’Donnell all received certificates of merit on the afternoon of October […]