• 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

  • Fourth of July Holiday Safety Tips

    Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins encourages you this holiday weekend to be safety minded when it comes to grilling, fireworks and heat exhaustion by following these safety tips: Grilling Safety Tips: •Never operate grills and other open flame cooking … Continued
  • 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

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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

Partly Cloudy
Saturday 07/04 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 70s.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 07/05 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. High 89F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 07/06 20%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 89F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.



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