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Volunteer firefighters celebrated at May graduation

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In what was a first for Columbia Richland Fire, the department recognized the work of its many volunteer members by holding a graduation ceremony on May 6, 2019. More than 20 volunteer recruits were officially sworn into service with the department while their friends and family looked on. The ceremony drew close to 200 people […]

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CFD Engine crew honored for saving child from drowning

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Columbia-Richland Fire Chief Aubrey Jenkins recognized five members of CFD’s Second Shift for actions they took to save the life of a 2-year-old boy over the summer. Battalion Chief Daniel Lowery, Engineer Michael LeGrand, Senior Firefighter D.J. Watson, Firefighter Caleb Jacobs and Firefighter Mark O’Donnell all received certificates of merit on the afternoon of October […]

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Elgin residents honored for saving 4-year-old boy

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Two Midlands residents were recognized Friday for the swift action they took to save a child’s life. Alex Jackson and Danielle Brown, both of Elgin, received Certificates of Recognition from the department for performing CPR on 4-year-old Chanse Chapman. On June 23 both Jackson and Brown were attending a pool party at an apartment complex off of […]

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Graduation brings 15 new firefighters into CFD

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Columbia-Richland Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced the graduation of 15 members of Columbia-Richland Fire’s Recruit Class 18-01 during a graduation ceremony held Thursday evening June 28, 2018 at the South Carolina Fire Academy in Columbia, South Carolina. Chief Jenkins said, “I am very proud of these recruits, now Probationary Firefighters, for their accomplishments and […]