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Firefighters Raise School Supplies to Help Families in Need

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As the 2021 school year began, members of the Columbia-Richland Fire Department were busy lending their support to help area families in need obtain school supplies. Over the course of several weeks in August CRFD members contributed hundreds of dollars worth of school supplies to two ‘back to school’ drives! One was organized by area […]

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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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RED FLAG ALERT Issued on Outdoor Burning April 21 & 22

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The South Carolina Forestry Commission has issued a RED FLAG ALERT for Wednesday April 21 and Thursday April 22 due to the elevated risk for wildfires. As a result the Richland County Fire Marshal’s Office has prohibited all “General Debris” burning in unincorporated areas of the County until the Red Flag has been lifted and […]

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CRFD Spreads Holiday Cheer with Santa Rides

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The Columbia-Richland Fire Department once again helped promote the spirit of the Christmas season by giving Santa Claus a ride through neighborhoods across Richland County. On Saturday December 19 Santa rode in two community parades. One began at Station 9 and proceeded into Five Points and parts of the Shandon neighborhood. Santa was joined onboard […]

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Parades Bring Hope & Support During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Throughout the month of April 2020 the Columbia-Richland Fire Department took part in several parades to thank essential workers who continued to serve during the COVID-19 Pandemic. In honor of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, CRFD firetrucks processed in one parade from Columbia City Hall to the city’s 9-1-1 Department on Friday April 17, 2020. […]