Over the course of two Saturdays in late April and early May Columbia Richland firefighters helped equip hundreds of area homes with free smoke alarms. The department once again partnered up with the Red Cross to conduct door-to-door community smoke alarm blitzes. The first blitz was held on Saturday April 27, 2019 and canvassed neighborhoods […]
Four firefighters with the Columbia Fire Department and one citizen were recognized for the life-saving help they provided an area track and field coach nearly one year ago. “It’s truly a blessing,” 34-year-old Lawrence Terry said after attending the event to support the responders and neighbor who rescued him. On the evening of May 2, […]
On Saturday, November 10, 2018 volunteer crews with Columbia Richland Fire got to exercise their skills in a mock firefighting drill. The exercise, which was conducted at the CFD training grounds off of Bluff Road in Columbia, gave the crews practice in responding to a scene, flame suppression, property search and victim rescue. The department […]
Columbia-Richland Fire was proud to take part in the 2018 Public Safety Softball Tournament on November 4, 2018. The annual fundraiser brought an afternoon of softball fun to Spirit Communications Park. The Columbia Police Department, Richland County Sheriff’s Department and Lexington County Fire Service also took part. All proceeds raised from ticket sales will go […]
If you happen to like watching live sports we hope you can join us at Spirit Communications Park this Sunday, November 4, 2018! Columbia-Richland Fire is partnering with Columbia Police, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department and the Lexington County Fire Service to raise funds in support of people battling breast cancer. A softball tournament between […]
Due to Hurricane Michael offices for both the City of Columbia and Richland County will be closed on Thursday October 11, 2018.
Hurricane Florence has the potential to bring heavy rains and potential flash flooding to our area this weekend. To help get CRITICAL EMERGENCY communications out to the public we are recommending that everyone sign up for the Richland County Emergency Alert Program. The program allows you to receive emergency notifications via phone calls, text messaging, […]
Area government offices have now announced closures ahead of Hurricane Florence. City of Columbia Government offices will be closed on Friday September 14, 2018 due to the storm. Richland County offices will be closed both Friday September 14, 2018 and Monday September 17, 2018 because of the hurricane. They will resume normal operations on Tuesday […]