• 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

  • Smoke Alarm Blitz 2015 A Success

    Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced today the success of the Smoke Alarm Blitz 2015, which could not have been achieved with the support of its partners; SC Office of the State Fire Marshal, Pastor Michael Baker and the … Continued
  • 2015 Smoke Alarm Blitz

    Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced today that the Columbia Fire Department will begin its “2015 Smoke Alarm Blitz” on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at approximately 9:30am in the Standish Acres community. Chief Jenkins said, “We are excited to … 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
  • 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

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RSS South Carolina State Firefighters Association

  • S.C. Fire Academy Earns ProBoard Accreditation
    The South Carolina Fire Academy recently achieved accreditation through the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (ProBoard), which provides further acknowledgement of the quality instruction and leadership being provided […]
  • Tragedies of the Circus…the South Carolina Connection
    In all likelihood most of us have attended a circus performance in our lifetime and watched in wonderment the skill of the trapeze artists, the fearless lion tamers, the animated […]

Columbia Weather

Chance of Rain
Sunday 03/01 30%
Chance of Rain
Showers ending early. Lows overnight in the low 40s.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 03/02 20%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 68F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of Rain
Tuesday 03/03 50%
Chance of Rain
Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. High 49F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.


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