Paul Mitchell the School Columbia Donates $500 to help those in need of smoke detectors.
The Columbia Fire Department received a donation from the Paul Mitchell Cosmetology School, Columbia location to purchase 40 smoke detectors and batteries for those who are in need.
On Tuesday, February 18th the schools director, Scott Bills along with other staff and current students presented a $500 check to City Fire Marshal George Adams and Fire Education Officer Matt Lam on behalf of the Columbia Fire Department.
Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins said “We are very appreciative of the donation from Paul Mitchell the School Columbia and their commitment to fire safety for the communities in the City of Columbia and Richland County. It’s donations like these that allow the Columbia Fire Department to provide and install a free smoke detector to families who are in need.”
For information on how to obtain a smoke detector contact the Columbia Fire Department’s Fire Education Officer at CFDPublicEd@columbiasc.net or 803-545-3717.