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May Brings New Round of Promotions at CRFD

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The Columbia-Richland Fire Department kicked off the month of May by recognizing our staff members who recently earned promotions. CRFD Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins officially badged each firefighter during promotional ceremonies that took place at department headquarters. Each honoree was able to have guests in attendance and all attendees followed COVID-19 preventative guidelines. The […]

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CRFD & Columbia Police Investigating Series of House Fires

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The Columbia-Richland Fire Department is working with the Columbia Police Department to investigate the causes of three fires that occurred in the Booker-Washington Heights neighborhood. Thankfully, no one was injured during the incidents. While investigators acknowledge that the fires all happened in close proximity to each other, they cannot say with certainty if the fires […]

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10 Firefighters Recognized for Recent Promotions with CRFD

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During the month of March the Columbia-Richland Fire Department was honored to recognize 10 members of the department who all earned promotions during the first quarter of 2021. CRFD Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins officially presented each honoree with their new badge during a series of promotional ceremonies held at department headquarters. Honorees were allowed […]

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CRFD Welcomes 16 New Firefighters at Graduation Service

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Columbia Richland Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins officially confirmed 16 new firefighters for the department as members of the 2020-02 CRFD Recruit Class graduated on the morning of March 5, 2021. Each recruit was presented their badge at an outdoor ceremony held on the grounds of Benedict College. Commencement exercises were live streamed from the […]