• Columbia Fire Department Holds Traditional Badge Pinning Ceremony

    Columbia Fire Department Promotes 72 Members

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  • Special Operations

    CFD Successful Trench Rescue January 18, 2016

  • Aerial Operations

    CFD Ladder Company conducting aerial operations during tractor trailer fire.


    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.

Recent News

  • CFD Encourages Citizens to Use Caution During Flash Flooding

        There are a number of intersections and roadways that often encounter flooding during periods of heavy rains. These locations create dangerous situations for motorists who attempt to drive through standing water. Water levels and the rate the water … Continued
  • Battle of the Badges Blood Drive Heats Up

      The Columbia Police Department, Columbia Fire Department and Richland County Sheriff’s Department are challenging each other — and the community — to give blood at the sixth annual “Boots and Badges” blood drive. Donors are needed to give blood … Continued
  • Firefighters Receive Awards During Reception

      The Columbia Fire Department recognizes Firefighters for “Of the Year” and Flood Joaquin Awards Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins presented multiple awards to members of the Columbia Fire Department during their Annual CFD Family Weekend.  An Awards Reception … Continued
  • River Safety Awareness

    CFD encourages visitors on our rivers to be safe   The Columbia Fire Department began its annual swiftwater rescue training exercises on the Saluda River below the Riverbanks Zoo; in anticipation of another busy summer on our many river ways … Continued

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Columbia Weather

Flood Warning

5:09 AM EDT on May 25, 2017
9:29 PM EDT on May 27, 2017

Flood Advisory

5:10 AM EDT on May 25, 2017
5:38 PM EDT on May 26, 2017
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 05/25 20%
Partly Cloudy
A mix of clouds and sun. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 75F. Winds WSW at 15 to 25 mph.
Friday 05/26 0%
Sunny. High 86F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday 05/27 10%
Mostly sunny skies. High 91F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph.



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