• 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

  • Funeral arrangements for Jim Bowie
    The funeral services for Mr. Jim Bowie will be held at 1:30 PM on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at the following location: Chapin Presbyterian Church 600 Old Lexington Hwy Chapin, […]
  • Remembering the West, TX Fertilizer Explosion
    Last Friday marked the two year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas that killed ten firefighters and three EMS responders. I had the opportunity today to sit […]

Columbia Weather

Saturday 04/25 100%
Rain early...then remaining cloudy with thundershowers developing in the afternoon. High 74F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall possibly over one inch.
Sunday 04/26 20%
Mostly sunny skies. High 86F. Winds W at 15 to 25 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 04/27 10%
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 76F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.


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