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Columbia Daily Tribune
Police, fire chiefs focus on pay, hiring in meeting with city councilthe current fiscal year. Pension costs have hurt the department’s ability to ad
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 2 minutes ago
the current fiscal year. Pension costs have hurt the department’s ability to add officers, according to the budget. The Columbia Fire Department’s pension costs are expected to be more than $5 million in fiscal year 2018, representing a nearly... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Fire forces portion of Gervais Street to closeCrews from the Columbia Fire Department are working to put out a house fire on
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted yesterday
Crews from the Columbia Fire Department are working to put out a house fire on Gervais Street. Officials said the fire occurred at a home on the 2200 block of Gervais Street. At this point, there have been no reported injuries from the incident.... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Emergency response teams prepared for eclipseGovernment Emergency Telecommunications Service, which is offered through the U
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Government Emergency Telecommunications Service, which is offered through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The Columbia Fire Department will have typical staffing on Monday, said Assistant Fire Chief Brad Fraizer. Firefighters will be... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Columbia Firefighters fill the boot for the Muscular Dystrophy AssociationCOLUMBIA - Firefighters will be hitting the street with their boots in their ha
KOMU Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
COLUMBIA - Firefighters will be hitting the street with their boots in their hands. Columbia Fire Department will be raising money Saturday and Sunday as part of it's annual boot drive to help with medical expenses and research for muscular... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Fire Forces 8 from Columbia HomeColumbia, SC (WLTX)- 8 people are forced from their home early Friday morning b
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
Columbia, SC (WLTX)- 8 people are forced from their home early Friday morning because of a fire. The Columbia Fire Department responded to a house fire call around 12:30 a.m. in the 3-thousand block of Truman Street. No injuries were reported, but... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
8 displaced in overnight house fireout around 12:30 Friday morning on Truman Street. No injuries were reported, b
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
out around 12:30 Friday morning on Truman Street. No injuries were reported, but $25,000 worth of damage was done. The Columbia Fire Department continues to investigate. The cause has not been released yet. Copyright 2017 WIS. All rights... Read more
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Columbia Star
Columbia Fire Department, City of Columbia, and Richland County donate decommissioned fire engines to high school firefighter programsContributed by Columbia Fire Department Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announces
Columbia Star / Posted 6 days ago
Contributed by Columbia Fire Department Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins announces the donation of decommissioned fire engines to high school firefighter programs. Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins in partnership with the City of Columbia and Richland County... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Death of child in Columbia fire ruled accidentalAccording to the National Fire Protection Association, on average this results
KOMU Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
According to the National Fire Protection Association, on average this results in 80 deaths and over 800 injuries. The Columbia Fire Department reminds citizens they offer a free, confidential education program for children who show curiosity... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Community Builder: Midlands duo donates hundreds of pet oxygen kits to SC fire stationsChief Aubrey Jenkins said. “It’s been wonderful.” Every frontline apparatus, f
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
Chief Aubrey Jenkins said. “It’s been wonderful.” Every frontline apparatus, fire engine, ladder and rescue truck for the Columbia Fire Department has a pet oxygen kit thanks to Tobias and Sinclair. Their mission started in 2014 when the duo saw a... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Are Emergency Services Ready For The Eclipse?to use the emergency lanes and road shoulders. Local crews will also have all
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
to use the emergency lanes and road shoulders. Local crews will also have all hands on deck. Chief Aubrey Jenkins with the Columbia Fire Department gave an example of how they would react to an emergency. If an incident happened at the Broad River... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Columbia man found asleep inside burning car, arrested for DWICOLUMBIA — The Columbia Fire Department received a call early Tuesday morning a
KOMU Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
COLUMBIA — The Columbia Fire Department received a call early Tuesday morning about a man asleep at the wheel of a burning car. Firefighters and police officers arrived at the 100 block of Dorsey Street at a little after 3 a.m. to find a vehicle... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Columbia woman dies in car fire, kids found nearby unhurtearly Tuesday morning. The fire happened shortly before 1 a.m. in the area of
KOMU Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
early Tuesday morning. The fire happened shortly before 1 a.m. in the area of Grindstone Parkway and Bearfield Road. The Columbia Fire Department arrived to find the car fully aflame, and were able to put it out within about five minutes. One... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
60-old Columbia man charged with arson and burglarya resident informed authorities where Kennedy was located. He was hiding from p
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
a resident informed authorities where Kennedy was located. He was hiding from police behind an electric fence. The Columbia Fire Department assisted CPD in this incident. SLED has also been requested to assist in the investigation.... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Columbia Man Set Building on Fire, Officers SayColumbia, SC (WLTX) - Columbia Police and the Columbia Fire Department say a ma
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Columbia Police and the Columbia Fire Department say a man intentionally set a building on fire late Friday night. Major Anthony Kennedy, 60, is charged with third degree arson, third degree drunkenness, and... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Columbia police officers to soon carry overdose reversal drugsresponding to these overdoses, again, it’s a life-saving measure.” The Boone C
KOMU Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
responding to these overdoses, again, it’s a life-saving measure.” The Boone County Fire Protection District and the Columbia Fire Department have both been using naloxone for a while. Martina Pounds, Captain of the Boone County Fire... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
CFD: 3 children, 1 adult rescued on Saluda RiverFour people were saved Thursday night in a water rescue by the Columbia Fire De
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 13 days ago
Four people were saved Thursday night in a water rescue by the Columbia Fire Department. Fire officials say one adult and three kids were rescued at about 8 p.m. while tubing on the Saluda River above the Riverbanks Zoo. No injuries were... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Adult, 3 Children Rescued from Saluda River ThursdayCOLUMBIA, SC (WLTX) - One adult and three children were rescued from the Saluda
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 13 days ago
COLUMBIA, SC (WLTX) - One adult and three children were rescued from the Saluda River Thursday evening, according to the Columbia Fire Department. The four had been tubing on the river at Saluda Shoals Thursday evening. They were able to get to a... Read more
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Columbia Star
Report for the community for Fiscal Year 2016-2017locations: * City Hall, 1737 Main Street *Washington Square, 1136 Washington
Columbia Star / Posted 13 days ago
locations: * City Hall, 1737 Main Street *Washington Square, 1136 Washington Street *Lady Street, 1225 Lady Street * Columbia Fire Department, 1800 Laurel Street * Columbia Police Department, 1 Justice Square *Eau Claire Payment Center,... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
CFD called to gas line rupture on Garners Ferry Rd.The Columbia Fire Department has been called to Garners Ferry Road for a report
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 15 days ago
The Columbia Fire Department has been called to Garners Ferry Road for a report gas line rupture. Moments after reporting the department had mitigated a gas line break on Two Notch Road, Columbia Fire sent a Tweet saying crews had been called to... Read more
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Columbia Star
Folks About TownColumbia Fire Department Recruit Class 17-01 with Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins Jay Z
Columbia Star / Posted 20 days ago
Columbia Fire Department Recruit Class 17-01 with Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins Jay Zhao has been named vice president of product development and engineering at Britax Child Safety, Inc. Don York has joined McCrory Construction as a... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: Gas line rupture closes portion of Clemson Roadgas line rupture at an intersection in northeast Richland County has caused the
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 23 days ago
gas line rupture at an intersection in northeast Richland County has caused the closure of a major road. According to the Columbia Fire Department, the westbound lanes of Clemson Road are closed near Hardscrabble Road. You are urged to avoid the... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
SC Solar Boom Sparks New Firefighting Concernsfirefighters. "Since it involves electricity, it is a significant concern,” sa
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 26 days ago
firefighters. "Since it involves electricity, it is a significant concern,” said Battalion Chief Christopher Kip, with the Columbia Fire Department. South Carolina jumped from number 36 in the country to number nine for solar growth. According to... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Person hospitalized after car leaves roadway, ends up in creekin a creek Wednesday evening. The incident happened on the 5300 block of Old L
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 28 days ago
in a creek Wednesday evening. The incident happened on the 5300 block of Old Leesburg Road in Hopkins. Officials with the Columbia Fire Department says the person in the vehicle was rescued and taken to an area hospital. The person's condition is... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
The city believes they have a $93 million solution to Columbia's long-standing flood troublesagencies say they responded to several incidents around Columbia, including at
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 30 days ago
agencies say they responded to several incidents around Columbia, including at least one rescue by the Columbia Fire Department. Roadways were shut down due to flooding. Crews could be seen cleaning up the mess that flash... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Columbia Fire Battles Apartment FireColumbia, SC (WLTX) -- The Columbia Fire Department battled an apartment fire o
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted a month ago
Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- The Columbia Fire Department battled an apartment fire on Sunday night. The fire department tweeted that it was at apartments located in the 4400-block of Blossom Street. Firefighters said there were no injuries, and it was... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Gunshot kills Columbia man Saturday in Quail Drive apartmentDepartment spokeswoman Bryana Larimer said. Police were called to 2707 Quail D
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted a month ago
Department spokeswoman Bryana Larimer said. Police were called to 2707 Quail Drive shortly before 6:30 p.m. to assist the Columbia Fire Department with a reported gunshot wound, Larimer said. The call initially came into Boone County Joint... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
CFD rescues one person from river near Gervais Street BridgeOne person was successfully rescued Saturday morning during a water rescue atte
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 1 months ago
One person was successfully rescued Saturday morning during a water rescue attempt by the Columbia Fire Department. Fire officials said the person was stranded in the Congaree River near the Gervais Street Bridge around 10:30 a.m. The rescue was... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
One Person Rescued On Congaree Riverare told that only one person is involved with the incident that occurred near
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 1 months ago
are told that only one person is involved with the incident that occurred near the Gervais Street bridge in Columbia. The Columbia Fire Department says the person has injuries and is being treated by EMS. This was considered a swift water... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
'People thrown everywhere': Police say suspect in S.C. cemetery...Her death was ruled an accident. That fire happened at a home in the Rosewood
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
Her death was ruled an accident. That fire happened at a home in the Rosewood area, according to Capt. Brick Lewis of the Columbia Fire Department. An electrical issue was determined to be the cause of the blaze. Livingston was well liked at the... Read more
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Columbia Star
City SnippetsWay Inn. Publix buys plot in Red Bank Eateries planned for fire station Two n
Columbia Star / Posted 1 months ago
Way Inn. Publix buys plot in Red Bank Eateries planned for fire station Two new restaurants are planned for the former Columbia Fire Department headquarters building at the corner of Senate and Park streets. The building, being renovated by a... Read more

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