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Stay Prepared Ahead of Severe Storms

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With severe storms likely to pop up across the Midlands during the afternoon and evening hours on Thursday, February 6, 2020 — Columbia Richland Fire wants to encourage all residents to take steps to prepare and stay informed! Here’s some key information to keep in mind: High winds from the storms are likely to produce […]

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Electric surge causes explosion, fires off Westwood Avenue

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Multiple property and grass fires broke out after a grounded power line caused a massive electrical explosion off of Westwood Avenue in Columbia on the afternoon of September 26, 2019. The electrical issue caused a transformer on the road to blow. One home suffered extensive damage from fire after power backfed into it. A neighboring […]

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Be Ready for Hurricane Michael

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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 […]