• 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

  • 2nd Annual Fire Truck Pull for Curing Kids Cancer

    Teams gathering April 18 to play tug of war with 35,000 lb. fire truck at the annual Curing Kids Cancer Fire Truck Pull Event will help raise funds for the Cancer and Blood Disorders Clinic at Palmetto Richland Children’s Hospital … Continued
  • 2015 CFD & MDA Boot Drive

    Columbia Fire Department and Muscular Dystrophy Association Fill The Boot-60 Years Strong Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins and Executive Director of the Midlands Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Tara Heil announced today the locations for the 2015 MDA Boot Drive … 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
  • Columbia Fire Department Graduates Recruit Class

    Twenty-three recruits graduate during ceremony; recruits eager to serve Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced the graduation of 23 members of the Columbia Fire Department’s Firefighter Recruit Class 14-01 during a graduation ceremony on Friday, January 2nd at the … Continued

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RSS South Carolina State Firefighters Association

  • National Volunteer Week
    During this National Volunteer Week 2015, I extend my humblest gratitude to the men and women of our state’s volunteer fire and emergency services who on a daily basis, without […]
  • Fire and Life Safety Education Conference, April 26 – May 1
    From our friends at the Fire and Life Safety Education Association: We have a diverse agenda with a terrific combination of well-know national speakers and other fire and life safety […]

Columbia Weather

Sunday 04/19 100%
Thunderstorms with locally heavy downpours. A few storms may be severe. High 72F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 04/20 80%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Mostly cloudy skies during the morning hours followed by thunderstorms in the afternoon. A few storms may be severe. High 82F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Tuesday 04/21 0%
Sunny. High 77F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.


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