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Firefighters Raise School Supplies to Help Families in Need

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As the 2021 school year began, members of the Columbia-Richland Fire Department were busy lending their support to help area families in need obtain school supplies. Over the course of several weeks in August CRFD members contributed hundreds of dollars worth of school supplies to two ‘back to school’ drives! One was organized by area […]

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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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CFD steps up for Fire Rescue SC 2019

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Columbia Richland Fire would play a supporting role for the annual Fire Rescue SC Conference. For the second straight year the conference was held in the capital city, going from June 24 to June 29. Firefighters representing departments across the state were in attendance. Activities were held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center as well […]

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28 firefighter recruits at CFD set to begin training on Monday

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More than two dozen recruits to join Columbia-Richland Fire kicked off the long trek to earn their badges with orientation night on Thursday October 4, 2018.   Many families were in attendance as prospective firefighters were issued their training gear. Each recruit was also given a CFD badge by Assistant Chief Jamie Helms which they […]