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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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Working House Fire in the Borough

Lieutenant William Meyers, December 10

Crews are currently working a row home fire in the borough. The second alarm has been transmitted. Engine 80 arrived to find fire on the 2nd floor. This is the 4th working fire for the #volunteers in less than 48 hours

**Photos from Mountville Fire Company No. 1**... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Row Home Fire on 4th Street
Working Row Home Fire on 4th Street

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Rescue 80 and Truck 80
Rescue 80 and Truck 80

CO Alarm in the Borough

Lieutenant William Meyers, December 08

Rescue 80, Ladder 80, and Engine 80 made the response to the 400 block of Cherry Street for a CO Alarm as the volunteers were finishing up a meeting at the station. The crews found a detector malfunction and cleared. The crews returned and completed a training on chimney fires.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine and Truck Assist 69 with Structure Fire

Lieutenant William Meyers, December 08

The 4th structure fire of the day sent Engine and Ladder 80 to assisted Company 69 in the Village of Salunga.... (Full Story & Photos)

Truck 80 and Rescue 79-1 at Salunga Fire
Truck 80 and Rescue 79-1 at Salunga Fire

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Units at Hurricane Pizza Fire
Units at Hurricane Pizza Fire

Full Station Response for Fire at Hurricane

Lieutenant William Meyers, December 08

Company 80 assisted Company 76 with a structure fire in the 4000 block of Columbia Avenue shortly after getting back from the previous structure fire. Engine 80 crew found fire in the basement and made quick work of it. Ladder 80 split between the roof and the interior. The Rescue 80 assisted on the interior.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Crews Keep Busy Through the Weekend

Lieutenant William Meyers, December 08

Company 80 and mutual aid were sent to the 700 block of Avenue H for a structure fire in the borough. The crew from Engine 80 found a smoke condition that was traced back to a boiler malfunction. Rescue and Ladder 80 assisted with ventilation. Just prior to this, Ladder 80 was assisting Company 79 with a structure fire in East Donegal Township.... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 80
Engine 80

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No Caption Truck and Rescue Assist 79 with School Fire

Lieutenant William Meyers, December 07

The Ladder (1st Alarm) and Rescue (Working Fire Dispatch) were sent to assist Company 79 with a structure fire on Coffee Goss Road. Engine 791 was sent for a fire alarm and arrived with smoking showing. The Ladder assisted with throwing ground ladders and opening up for the handline crews. The Rescue deployed its leader line to side Bravo with the crew opening up also. The units operated on the scene ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Alarm in the 07 First Due

Lieutenant William Meyers, December 07

Ladder 80 just cleared a fire alarm assisting Company 07 in the Summit Hills development. The crews found food on the stove with no extension.... (Full Story & Photos)

Truck 80 and Engine 07-1
Truck 80 and Engine 07-1

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Engine 80 and Truck 75 on Kinderhook Road Gas Leak
Engine 80 and Truck 75 on Kinderhook Road Gas Leak

4 Runs for Thanksgiving

Lieutenant William Meyers, November 28

On Thanksgiving Day, the volunteers answered 4 calls for service. The calls included 3 fire alarms and a gas leak.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire at Anvil International

Lieutenant William Meyers, November 28

Company 80 and mutual aid operated on a small fire inside an industrial building in the borough. While operating at the scene, Tower 67 and Rescue Squad 76 took in a fire alarm on North Seventh Street. Rescue/Engine 71 relocated and covered the borough until the units from 80 were available.... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews Working Inside Anvil
Crews Working Inside Anvil

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Firefighters Todd Lightcap Sr. and Jordan Jarvis
Firefighters Todd Lightcap Sr. and Jordan Jarvis

Donations from Giant

Lieutenant William Meyers, November 23

Members of the Columbia Borough Fire Dept. would like to say thank you to Giant Foods on their generosity of donating a case of water and sandwiches along with a bouquet of flowers and a one hundred dollar gift card!... (Full Story & Photos)

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