Columbia Borough Fire Department

CBFD 80 Mission Statement

The mission of the Columbia Borough Fire Department shall be to protect the lives and property of the citizens and visitors of the Borough of Columbia and neighboring communities from fire and other related emergencies or natural disasters. This public safety goal shall be achieved by providing professionally trained personnel educated in the areas of fire prevention, suppression, and tactical operations from the adverse effects of fire and rescue situations, or exposure to other hazardous conditions.

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Reported Dwelling, Automatic Alarm, and Spill Control

Engine 802 on Avenue N.

Engine 802 on Avenue N.

Saturday, April 30, 2016  Wagon, Ladder Co., and Assistant 1 just cleared a reported house fire in the 500 block of Avenue N in the borough. The ‪‎volunteers‬ found a fire that was already out with no extension. The units cleared in a short time. Rescue 80 handled a fire alarm and a spill control earlier in the day.


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Chicken BBQ

Spring Chicken BBQ

Spring Chicken BBQ

Saturday, April 23, 2016  Today was our Spring BBQ and bake sale. We'd like to thank all of those that came out to purchase chicken dinners and for those that helped make the operation a success!


   


 

Investigation and Building Fire

Investigation on 3rd Street

Investigation on 3rd Street

Thursday, April 21, 2016  Wagon and the Ladder Co. handled an investigation during the lunch hour. The ‪volunteers‬ investigated a tripped alarm in a duplex tracing the issue to a burnt wire from water in a smoke detector. Units were also called to 6th Street later in the evening for a reported dwelling fire. Crews found a malfunctioning furnace in the building and units were placed available.


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Medical Assist, Standby, and Structure Fire

Tanker 907 and Engine 802

Tanker 907 and Engine 802

Wednesday, April 20, 2016  The ‪volunteers‬ started the day just before 1030 with a Med Assist. After clearing, the station was placed on stand by to cover the eastern portion of York County while multiple York units worked an incident. Then around 1830 the Wagon and Ladder were requested to assist Co. 90 on structure fire. The Ladder made the scene as 2nd due aerial and the Wagon was directed to set up a tanker fill site. The Wagon remained on scene for approximately 2 hours before clearing.


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Truck Assists 44 with Dwelling

Truck Company assists 44 with Dwelling

Truck Company assists 44 with Dwelling

Saturday, April 16, 2016  The Ladder with 5 volunteers assisted York County Company 44 with a residential structure fire on Snyder Corner Road in Lower Windsor Township.

   


 

Prayers For Prince George's County

Prince George's County

Prince George's County

Saturday, April 16, 2016  Prayers to all involved. May your memories give you peace and comfort.

   


 

Rush Hour Crash

Rescue 80

Rescue 80

Friday, April 15, 2016  The Rescue Squad, Engine 1, Chief 2, and the Traffic handled a crash with injuries on the Route 30 West off ramp to Route 441 during the evening rush hour. The crew stabilized the vehicle and controlled hazards before clearing.

   


 

Monthly Reports

Monday, April 11, 2016  Every month, CBFD releases its report on incidents, training, and other events for that particular month. To view these reports, click the "Monthly Reports" link on the side navigation bar!


   


 

Building Fire, Stand by, and Investigation

Engine 802 at FDMJ

Engine 802 at FDMJ

Monday, April 11, 2016  Today, Engine 802 was called to stand by at Station 75 (Mount Joy) while they operated on a working fire in Rapho Township. In the afternoon, Rescue 80 assisted 90 (Blue Rock) with a reported apartment building fire. In the evening, Truck 80 was dispatched to Hellam Township in York County for an inside investigation.


   


 
 
 

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