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4 CRFD Members Earn Promotions with Fire Prevention Division

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CRFD would recognize four members of the department on Tuesday December 15, 2020 for recently earning promotions within our Fire Prevention Division. Two of the honorees are now joining the division, which handles fire code enforcement within the City of Columbia. The remaining two staff members were promoted to higher ranks within the office. Fire […]

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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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CRFD Recognizes 58 Firefighters at Promotional Ceremonies

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During the second week of November the Columbia-Richland Fire Department honored 58 of our members who earned promotions within CRFD over the course of 2020. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the recognitions took place in a series of smaller ceremonies from Wednesday, November 11, 2020 through Friday, November 13, 2020. Columbia-Richland Fire Chief Aubrey D. […]