• Aerial Operations

    CFD Ladder Company conducting aerial operations during apartment fire.

  • Structure Fire

    Fully involved structure fire.

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  • Swiftwater Rescue Training

    Members of CFD completing Swiftwater Rescue training.

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  • Columbia Fire Getting It Done

    CFD Ladder Company conducting vertical ventilation operations.

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Recent News


    Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins warns citizens of the dangers of using space heaters to heat your home as these heating sources are connected to four fire fatalities in the Columbia Fire Department’s response area during the months of November and December 2014. Although Chief … Continued
  • Keep Your Holidays From Going Up in Flames!

    Columbia Fire Department Offers Fire Prevention Tips for a Safe and Festive Holiday Season. For most of us, the holiday season represents a time for family festivities and good cheer. What few of us consider is that the holiday season … Continued
  • Recruiting Probationary Firefighters

    The Columbia Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Probationary Firefighter. The Department is the largest in the state and is responsible for serving nearly 500,000 citizens within the City of Columbia and Richland County. Firefighters respond … Continued
  • CFD Recipient of Smoke Alarm Grant

    10 Fire Departments Selected to Participate in 2015 Smoke Alarm Blitz The South Carolina Division of Fire and Life Safety, Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM), announces 10 fire departments have been selected to participate in the grant-funded “2015 Smoke … Continued

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RSS South Carolina State Firefighters Association

  • Funeral Arrangements for Lt. Burns
    The funeral arrangements for Myrtle Beach FD Lt John Burns are as follows: Visitation: Thursday December 4, 2014 (4pm -7pm) Goldfinch Funeral Home 606 Beaty Street Conway, South Carolina 29526 […]
  • Please consider a donation to our Foundation
    As the year comes to an end, would you consider a donation to the Firefighter Foundation of South Carolina? During the last several years, Foundation donations have been in steady […]

Columbia Weather

Monday 12/22 100%
Cloudy, periods of rain. Lows overnight in the mid 40s.
Tuesday 12/23 80%
Cloudy skies with periods of rain later in the day. High 62F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.
Wednesday 12/24 100%
Thunderstorms likely. High 71F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 100%.


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