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2019 Incidents
Jan 78
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Mar 75
Apr 95
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2012 776
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Columbia Borough Fire Department!

"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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Goodman Completes Interior Qualification

Member William Meyers, August 26

Congratulations to FF Goodman. Over the weekend he completed his interior firefighter qualification. He will now begin his probationary firefighter period until he is approved to operate on his own.... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter Goodman
Firefighter Goodman

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Engine 802 at Dumpster Fire
Engine 802 at Dumpster Fire

Dumpster Fire at Oak Hollow

Member William Meyers, August 25

Engine 802 assisted Company 76 (West Hempfield Fire/Rescue) this morning with a dumpster fire in the Oak Hollow section of West Hempfield Township.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Reported Apartment Fire and SCBA Training

Member William Meyers, August 24

The Company 80 and mutual aid were sent for a reported apartment fire on Mill Street earlier this afternoon. The crew from Engine 802 found burnt food and the assignment was held to Conpany 80. A group of volunteers then traveled to the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center to work with the new MSA airpacks.... (Full Story & Photos)

New SCBA Training
New SCBA Training

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Engine 801 at Yorkana Station 38
Engine 801 at Yorkana Station 38

Engine 1 Transfers to Yorkana

Member William Meyers, August 15

Engine 1 is currently standing by at Yorkana Station 38 while their units work a high angle rescue in Lower Windsor Township.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Training on New Apparatus, SCBA Continues

Member William Meyers, July 29

The last few days we haven’t had many calls. During our down time we accomplished some driver training on the new rescue and engine. During our training we completed pump operations and reaching our required mileage. We also started our practical training on our new MSA G1 air packs. The past two days we handled a spill control and a vehicle accident. The fire police assisted with two events today ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Engine 80
New Engine 80

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Engine 802 at Park School
Engine 802 at Park School

CBFD Participates in Columbia Public Library Summer Reading Program

Member William Meyers, July 23

Today, several firefighters participated in the Columbia Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. The crews performed turnout gear demonstrations, displayed the fire apparatus, and read firefighting themed books to the kids. This is one of the many public education events we look forward to every year.... (Full Story & Photos)

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48 LaFrance SPAAMFAA National Convention

Member William Meyers, July 22

This past weekend the 1948 American LaFrance traveled to Jeffersonville Indiana to attend the SPAAMFAA National Convention and Muster. The truck was transported by Jack Leahy. Although the temperatures reached a scorching 102° degrees, the truck drafted quickly and ran for almost 4 hours without incident. The truck was one of the most talked about, because people were pleasantly surprised it was still ... (Full Story & Photos)

'48 LaFrance in Jeffersonville, Indiana
'48 LaFrance in Jeffersonville, Indiana

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No Caption Members attend PA Weekend at National Fire Academy.

Member William Meyers, July 21

Five members of the Columbia Boro Fire Department attended training classes at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland this past weekend. All five had successfully completed the courses and will be implementing their training for the betterment of the community.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ladder Operates 3 Alarm Blaze in York County

Member William Meyers, July 20

Ladder 80 operated on the scene of the house fire on Green Springs Road in Conewago Township for over 3 hours before being released. The crew then returned to Station 89-4 for a standby transfer... (Full Story & Photos)

Conewago Township Fire
Conewago Township Fire

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Firefighter Michael McCord
Firefighter Michael McCord

Congratulations Firefighter McCord

Member William Meyers, July 20

The officers and members would like to congratulate firefighter/EMT Michael McCord on graduating from the Reading City Fire Academy. Michael has been member in Columbia since 2012 starting as a Firefighter after completing the Lancaster County CTC Emergency Services Academy with several other members of our department.
Though he no longer resides in the area he still finds time to make his way into ... (Full Story & Photos)

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