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2021 Incidents
Jan 62
Feb 57
Mar 71
Apr 86
May 69
Jun 47
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Dec 0
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2021 557
2020 797
2019 947
2018 913
2017 726
2016 794
2015 850
2014 902
2013 882
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."

Entrapment Crash in Hellam Township

Lieutenant William Meyers, September 06

The volunteers answered 6 calls for service over the holiday weekend. The units responded to 4 motor vehicle collisions, reported structure fire, and an outside investigation. Pictured is the Rescue and Traffic assisting Wrightsville Fire & Rescue Company 41 with an extrication in Hellam Township.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant William Meyers, August 30

Tonight 15 members went to the training center for company training. We were invited by Fire Department Mount Joy to participate in Truck Company drills with them. This included first and second due truck assignments on structure boxes. Crews worked together to complete the tasks, which included search and rescue, aerial placement, and roof ventilation on the roof simulator to name a few. Thank you ... (Full Story & Photos)

Hellam Carnival Fireworks

Lieutenant William Meyers, August 28

The volunteers answered 4 calls for service over the weekend in addition to assisting the Hellam Fire Company with a fireworks detail.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine 80 at Oak Hollow
Engine 80 at Oak Hollow

CO Alarm and Odor Investigation

Lieutenant William Meyers, August 23

The Engine and Traffic assisted Company 76 with an odor investigation in the Oak Hollow complex earlier this evening. Crews found burnt food in an apartment with no services needed. During the morning hours, the Rescue and Engine handled a CO alarm sounding in the borough.... (Full Story & Photos)

Late Summer Activities Keeps Crews Busy

Lieutenant William Meyers, August 19

The volunteers have answered 12 calls for service since midnight yesterday. Those calls have included structure fires, water rescues, motor vehicle crashes, fire alarms, and transfer assignments. Currently the department has answered 58 calls for service this month without a failed response.... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue Transfer to Station 79
Rescue Transfer to Station 79

Truck 67 and Engine 80
Truck 67 and Engine 80

Walnut Street Fire

Lieutenant William Meyers, August 17

Company 80 and mutual aid were sent to the 800 block of Walnut Street in the borough for a house. Crews found a small fire in the kitchen that was quickly extinguished. The crews operated on the scene for nearly two hours before clearing. This was the 3rd run the volunteers have answered since midnight.... (Full Story & Photos)

Water Rescue Training

Lieutenant William Meyers, August 16

Tonight, the volunteers are training and working on throw bag deployment for water rescue emergencies. The Department faces many different types of incidents beyond fire responses and we need to prepare for those occasions as well. Thank you to everyone that came out tonight and jumped in the river to train!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant William Meyers, August 06

The Fall Chicken BBQ Ticket are now available! Please see any member or the bartender at Social Club for tickets.... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue Transfer to Manheim

Lieutenant William Meyers, August 04

The Rescue/Engine is currently relocated to Station 26 (Manheim Fire Department) while they are operating on a structure fire in Clay Township.... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue 80 at Station 26
Rescue 80 at Station 26

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Lieutenant William Meyers, August 02

The volunteers conducting training this evening reviewing pump operations along with handline management. The volunteers also took in 4 runs for the day.... (Full Story & Photos)


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