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Prisma Health Doctors Pay Visit to CRFD Training Grounds

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The Columbia-Richland Fire Department was honored to once again host staff members from Prisma Health Midlands to give them an inside look at how firefighters respond to emergencies. Doctors in residency at the hospital were invited to the CRFD training grounds on May 19 to take part in a session that focused on car accidents […]

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CRFD Firefighters Train at Midlands Tech Campus

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Columbia-Richland firefighters were able to get some training hours in using an old building on Midland Tech’s Beltline campus that is scheduled for demolition. CRFD crews practicing vertical ventilation on the roof of the old engineering labs building at Midlands Tech’s Beltline campus. The most recent ‘Acquired Structure’ session took place with CRFD crews during the […]

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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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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 […]