• 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

  • Keep Your Holidays From Going Up in Flames!

    Columbia Fire Department Offers Fire Prevention Tips for a Safe and Festive Holiday Season. For most of us, the holiday season represents a time for family festivities and good cheer. What few of us consider is that the holiday season … Continued
  • Home Heating Safety

    Leading Cause of Home Fires and Fatalities Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins reminds the citizens of the City of Columbia and Richland County that with the expected freezing temperatures over the next several nights to use caution while heating … 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
  • Change Your Clock – Change Your Battery

    Daylight Savings Time ends this Sunday, November 2nd and Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins and the Columbia Fire Department would like to remind citizens that as they set their clocks an hour back, they should also test their smoke alarms and … Continued

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RSS South Carolina State Firefighters Association

  • Funeral Arrangements for Lt. Burns
    The funeral arrangements for Myrtle Beach FD Lt John Burns are as follows: Visitation: Thursday December 4, 2014 (4pm -7pm) Goldfinch Funeral Home 606 Beaty Street Conway, South Carolina 29526 […]
  • Please consider a donation to our Foundation
    As the year comes to an end, would you consider a donation to the Firefighter Foundation of South Carolina? During the last several years, Foundation donations have been in steady […]

Columbia Weather

Thursday 12/18 0%
Sunny. High 58F. Winds light and variable.
Friday 12/19 0%
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 59F. Winds light and variable.
Chance of Rain
Saturday 12/20 40%
Chance of Rain
A shower or two possible early with partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. High around 50F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 40%.


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