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Mar 70
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May 0
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2021 784
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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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Fire in the Borough, Training at LCPSTC

Lieutenant William Meyers, April 21

Last night members went to the Lancaster Training Center to utilize their roof simulator. Crews practiced roof ventilation by opening holes in the roof utilizing chainsaws and NY hooks. Juniors were able to practice ladder deployment. While at training Station 80 was dispatched for a structure fire that was handled by Rescue 80, Squad 801, and mutual aid departments.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant William Meyers, April 19

Tonight, members had the opportunity to learn Stop the Bleed and review the equipment carried on the ambulance. Special thanks to Bill and Adam from Penn State Health Life Lion LLC (Lancaster/York) for spending the evening with us and providing this valuable training.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gas Leak, 2 Fires, and Vehicle Crash

Lieutenant William Meyers, April 18

The department has answered 4 calls over the last 8 hours to include a gas leak, structure fire, appliance fire, and a motor vehicle collision. In addition to the calls answered, members also spent the evening attending 2 separate committee meetings and a training at the station.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant William Meyers, April 18

The Easter Weekend brought a total of 8 calls for service to the volunteers. On Friday, the day started off with an elevator rescue on Locust Street. The afternoon brought a motorcycle crash on Route 30 in the borough, a structure fire in East Prospect Borough (York County), a fire alarm and a brush fire both in West Hempfield Township. Saturday saw the volunteers responding to a gas leak in West ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Reported Structure Fire on North 2nd Street

Lieutenant William Meyers, April 14

Company 80 along with mutual aid operated at a structure in the 500 block of North Second Street in the borough. Crews found a fire in the roof that was extinguished and confined to a small area. Units operated on the scene for just over one hour before clearing. Thank you to Rescue 55 and Tower 43 for back-filling the borough for us.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant William Meyers, April 11

Tonight’s training was rural water supply and setting up a tanker dump site. We completed this training at the River Park. Thanks to Craley Fire Department and Hellam Fire Company for coming out and teaching us about rural water supply.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Busy Day assisting Wrightsville

Lieutenant William Meyers, April 09

The volunteers have answered 4 calls for service assisting Wrightsville Fire & Rescue Company 41 for the day so far. The first call was for a structure fire that brought a response from the Ladder, Engine, and Traffic. The second call was for the Traffic to assist with a disabled vehicle. The third call was for a gas leak with the Ladder and Traffic making the response. The fourth call was for the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant William Meyers, April 05

Today Company 80 was dispatched for a structure fire on Cherry St. Crews deployed a hand line from Engine 80 and located a fire on top of the stove. Crews contained the fire to the origin area and ventilated the house. Thank you to all automatic aid departments that assisted.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rescue Assists Blue Rock with House Fire

Lieutenant William Meyers, April 04

During the overnight hours, the Rescue, Engine, and Traffic assisted Company 90 with a working house fire in the 3400 block of River Road. The Rescue arrived and deployed a line to the second floor to attack the fire. The Rescue crew was also able to locate the homeowners dog on the first floor and reunite them. The Engine responded and assisted as needed.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant William Meyers, April 03

On Saturday, the department held its Spring Burn at the York County Fire School with 35 members in attendance. A thank you to Weaverland Valley Fire Department and Gordonville Fire & EMS Co. for providing coverage to Columbia Borough while we were training. Also a thank you to Penn State Health Life Lion EMS for providing our medical coverage at the burn.... (Full Story & Photos)

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