• Thirty-two Firefighters complete 18 week recruit school

    These 32 members will begin their firefighter careers this weekend as they report to their shifts.

  • 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.

  • We are Columbia

Recent News

  • Columbia Fire Department Graduates Recruit Class

    Thirty-two Firefighters complete 18 week recruit school   Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced the graduation of 32 members of the Columbia Fire Department’s Recruit Class 16-0 during a graduation ceremony held last night, Thursday, January 12, 2017 at … Continued
  • CFD Awarded $1.3 Million Staffing Grant

        The grant will fund eleven firefighter’s salaries for Lower Richland Station 22 allowing the station to be fully staffed. Today, Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced during a press conference the award of $1.3 million SAFER Grant. … Continued
  • Emergency Supply Kit

    Be prepared for inclement weather for your home and your car with emergency supply kit.   Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins states the best way to battle inclement weather is to be prepared, whether it’s your home or car. To … Continued
  • Celebrating New Year with Fireworks

      Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins wants you to have a safe New Year by leaving the fireworks to the professionals such as during the Famously Hot New Year celebration on Saturday, December 31 in downtown Columbia. Chief Jenkins … Continued

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Columbia Weather

Friday 01/20 20%
Cloudy skies. Slight chance of a rain shower. High around 75F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 01/21 80%
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then mainly cloudy during the afternoon with thunderstorms likely. High 69F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 01/22 90%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms in the morning, then partly cloudy late. High 76F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%.



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