• Fully Involved Residential Structure Fire
    Fully Involved Residential Structure Fire
  • Successful Trench Rescue January 18, 2016
  • Aerial Operations

    CFD Ladder Company conducting aerial operations during tractor trailer fire.


    The City of Columbia Fire and Police Department in front of the SC State House Circa 1914.  Special thanks to our friends at the Richland County Public Library for sharing this photo from their collection.

Recent News

  • CFD Hiring Firefighter II & Non-Experience Applicants

    The Columbia Fire Department is seeking, both experienced Firefighter II candidates and candidates with non-experience. Qualified candidates with previous firefighter work experience may be given preference. Applications will be excepted until 5:00pm on Friday, May 6, 2016. The Department is … Continued
  • 2016 Pull for Curing Kids Cancer Fire Truck Pull

    It’s hard to believe that a year has flown by. We experienced some highs & lows last year. The high being that Curing Kids Cancer has committed a $1.2 million endowment for the Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Clinic at … Continued
  • Fireplaces/chimneys and space heaters leading cause of home fires

    Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins reminds the citizens of the City of Columbia and Richland County that with the continued overnight lows at or below freezing temperatures through the weekend, to use caution while heating your homes as some … Continued
  • Columbia Fire Department Graduates Tanker Drivers & Recruit Class

    Eleven Tanker Drivers and thirty-two Recruits graduate during graduation ceremony Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced the graduation of 43 members of the Columbia Fire Department’s Tanker Academy and Firefighter Recruit Class 15-01 during a graduation ceremony held last … Continued

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