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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


    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
  • Fire Prevention Day at EdVenture

      Fire Prevention Day at EdVenture Date/Times of Event: Saturday, October 22, 2016 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM   Climb aboard a real fire truck as local firefighters offer a fun day of fire safety. Join us for reading and … Continued
  • Every smoke alarm has an expiration date: What’s yours?

    The Columbia Fire Department urges residents of the City of Columbia and Richland County to know how old their smoke alarms are, and to replace them every 10 years. Does your home have a smoke alarm? According to the National … Continued
  • Columbia Fire Department Returns to Normal Operations, Keeping Some Special Operation Teams on Standby

    Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announced tonight that the Department has returned to normal operations and demobilized extra staffing after a reduction in call volume.  Firefighters continue to work with SCDOT and SC National Guard to clear roadways of … Continued

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Columbia Weather

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Thursday 10/27 0%
Partly Cloudy
Sun and clouds mixed. High near 80F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday 10/28 10%
Sunny. High 82F. Winds light and variable.
Saturday 10/29 10%
Sunny. High 83F. Winds light and variable.



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