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14 Members of CRFD Earn Promotions to New Ranks

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In the fall months of 2021 the Columbia-Richland Fire Department would recognize 14 of its members for reaching new milestones in their fire service careers. CRFD Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins promoted two members to the rank of battalion chief. Two new fire captains and 10 new senior firefighters were also officially badged by Chief […]

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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 […]

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Staff at CRFD Taking COVID Seriously By Getting Vaccinated

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As the first days of 2021 continue on, more members of the Columbia-Richland Fire Department have taken advantage of their opportunities to get a COVID-19 vaccine. CRFD personnel have been making appointments to receive their first vaccine doses at medical facilities across the Midlands. For many firefighters the reason to get the vaccine is simple. […]

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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. […]