• Right Now The Columbia Fire Department is currently accepting applications for Firefighter.

    The application deadline is December 31, 2016  Read More>

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  • Special Operations

    CFD Successful Trench Rescue January 18, 2016

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  • Aerial Operations

    CFD Ladder Company conducting aerial operations during tractor trailer fire.

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    The City of Columbia Fire and Police Department in front of the SC State House Circa 1914.  Special thanks to our friends at the Richland County Public Library for sharing this photo from their collection.

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Recent News

  • THANKSGIVING COOKING SAFETY

    Thanksgiving Cooking Safety Thanksgiving is a time of year for families and friends to get together, but as cooking is a major activity of this holiday it presents a greater risk of home fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), … Continued
  • Home Heating Safety

    Home Heating Systems Leading Cause of Home Fires and Fatalities   As temperatures lower specifically over the weekend, Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins encourages the citizens of the City of Columbia and Richland County to use caution while heating your homes … Continued
  • DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS, TEST YOUR SMOKE ALARMS

      Daylight saving time ends Sunday, November 6th at 2 a.m., when we fall back one hour. As we set our clocks back, Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins recommends testing your smoke alarms. Roughly two-thirds of home fire deaths … Continued
  • HALLOWEEN SAFETY

    Children dressed in costumes excitedly running door to door to trick-or-treat, festive decorations like glowing jack-o-lanterns, paper ghosts and dried cornstalks adorning front porches – these are some of the classic hallmarks of Halloween that make the holiday special for … Continued

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Columbia Weather

Overcast
Saturday 12/03 0%
Overcast
Cloudy. High 56F. Winds light and variable.
Rain
Sunday 12/04 80%
Rain
Rain showers in the morning will evolve into a more steady rain in the afternoon. High 52F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
Chance of Rain
Monday 12/05 60%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers early with overcast skies later in the day. High 58F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.

 

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