With a State of Emergency in effect for South Carolina ahead of Hurricane Dorian Columbia Richland Fire is asking all residents to stay informed and get ready for the potential impacts the storm could bring to the central Midlands. Dorian could produce significant rainfall and strong winds through parts of Wednesday and Thursday of this […]
Due to Hurricane Michael offices for both the City of Columbia and Richland County will be closed on Thursday October 11, 2018.
With Hurricane Michael expected to impact South Carolina late Wednesday and into Thursday Columbia-Richland Fire is asking all area residents to be prepared for rough weather. Currently the storm is projected to drop up to 2-4 inches of rain across much of the region. Those conditions could lead to downed trees and the potential for […]
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 […]
Columbia-Richland Fire is continuing to urge area residents to take steps to prepare ahead of Hurricane Florence — a weather event that now could extend into much of the weekend. A friendly reminder that if you need help getting ready consider downloading the mobile app of the South Carolina Emergency Management Division. The app can […]
With the approach of Hurricane Florence to the U.S. this week, Columbia-Richland Fire want to remind all area residents to take steps to be prepared. On Tuesday September 11, 2018 a mandatory evacuation will begin for all coastal evacuation zones in the state. Realize that this will likely bring ADDED traffic to the area as […]
The Columbia Fire Department received a request on Sunday from the US Department of Defense’s Federal Coordination Center (FCC) to activate Metropolitan Medical Response Systems (MMRS) equipment and supplies managed by the CFD to help support the potential emergency evacuation of an unknown number of medical patients from Caribbean hospitals. CFD firefighters from St Andrews […]