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"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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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)

Engine 802 at Park School
Engine 802 at Park School

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

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)

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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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Conewago Township Fire
Conewago Township Fire

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)

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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)

Firefighter Michael McCord
Firefighter Michael McCord

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Firefighter Todd Lightcap Jr.
Firefighter Todd Lightcap Jr.

Congratulations Firefighter Lightcap

Member William Meyers, July 20

The officers and members would like to congratulate firefighter/EMT Todd Lightcap Jr. on graduating from the Montgomery County Fire Academy. Todd has been member in Columbia since 2004 starting as a Junior when he was 15.
He will begin his career with Montgomery County at Station 30. There he will serve on C shift with an Engine, Tanker, Ambulance, and Spec. Ops. Swift Water Rescue Team.

We congratulate ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Training on the New Engines

Member William Meyers, July 08

Crews are out training with the new engine and learning the new hose loads that will be used.... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews Training on the New Engines at Columbia High School
Crews Training on the New Engines at Columbia High School

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Engine 802
Engine 802

Medical Assist and Two Structure Fires

Member William Meyers, July 08

Engine 802 and the Rescue Squad just cleared its second structure of the day. Both of the structures were on Hempland Road in West Hempfield Township assisting Company 07 (Mountville). During the lunch hour, the Rescue Squad assisted EMS with a person struck by a vehicle on Lancaster Avenue.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Holiday Weekend Brings 11 Calls, Fireworks

Member William Meyers, July 08

Over the weekend, the volunteers answered 11 calls for service with the calls ranging from a public service to a structure fire. On top of answering those calls, the volunteers also attended the fireworks in Marietta, had 2 teams in a softball tournament, and several members worked on completing driver training on the new engine.... (Full Story & Photos)

Truck 80 at Saint Anne's
Truck 80 at Saint Anne's

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First Annual Softball Tournament

Member William Meyers, July 06

The First Annual CBFD Softball Tournament has come to an end.(Pictures coming soon)

First, thank you to everyone who participated, volunteered, and helped keep our players going, motivated, hydrated, and fed!

Thank you to Sticky Graphics for making us our Jerseys on such short notice!

Thank you to the Glatfelters Foundation for allowing us to us the field and supplying us with the needed items.

Thanks ... (Full Story)


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