• 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

  • Boots&Badges Blood Drive 2015

    Columbia police and fire departments face off to promote blood donation Boots and Badges competition kicks off Memorial Day weekend
  • CFD Recruiting Experienced Career Firefighter II

    For Immediate Release Monday, May 11, 2015 The Columbia Fire Department is now seeking experienced Firefighter II certified candidates to begin immediate firefighter shift work after a shortened 4-week job orientation course. Qualified candidates with previous firefighter work experience may … Continued
  • 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
  • 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

  • West Columbia Reports Sprinkler Save
    Thank you Chief Wyatt Coleman for sharing this story with us.  We received a call Tuesday, June 23 at 16:40 from Lexington County dispatch stating we had a water flow […]
  • Professional Development Opportunity
    As a Chief Officer I’m always on the lookout for professional development opportunities for members of my department and for myself. Over the years I have been very fortunate to […]

Columbia Weather

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Tuesday 06/30 30%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy with isolated thunderstorms possible. High near 95F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Wednesday 07/01 20%
Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 94F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thursday 07/02 30%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered clouds with the possibility of an isolated thunderstorm developing during the afternoon. High 93F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30%.



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