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2022 Incidents
Jan 67
Feb 0
Mar 0
Apr 0
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 67

Previous Year Statistics
2022 67
2021 784
2020 797
2019 947
2018 913
2017 726
2016 794
2015 850
2014 902
2013 882
2012 776
Total 8438

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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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Lieutenant William Meyers, January 20

Just prior to midnight, Company 80 along with mutual aid were sent into the 200 block of Union Street in the borough for a house fire with possible entrapment. Units found smoke throughout the structure and located the fire between the basement and first floor. The primary search was negative. Crews were on scene for 2 hours before clearing. Rescue 55 and Tower 43 were relocated to the borough during ... (Full Story & Photos)

Another Busy Midweek for Crews

Lieutenant William Meyers, January 18

The volunteers started the day off minutes after midnight with Engine 80 being sent for a barn fire in East Donegal Township. The Engine was redirected to Fire Station 79 for standby. Within 30 minutes of being back in Columbia, the Ladder and Engine were sent for a house fire in West Hempfield Township. The units operated on the scene for 2 hours before clearing. During that time, the Rescue was ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Shed Fire in West Hempfield

Lieutenant William Meyers, January 16

The Engine and Ladder were alerted early this morning for a structure fire in West Hempfield Township in the 700 block of South 18th Street. Chief 80 arrived with a fully involved shed fire with minor extension to an exposure. The fire was quickly extinguished with units operating on the scene for 90 minutes before clearing.... (Full Story & Photos)

Standby at East Prospect, Gas Leak in Lower Windsor

Lieutenant William Meyers, January 15

Engine 80 is spending the evening at York County Station 42 while their members enjoy their banquet. The Engine handled one call while there for a gas leak in Lower Windsor Township.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rescue 80 at MVA on Route 30
Rescue 80 at MVA on Route 30

Busy Week for the Volunteers

Lieutenant William Meyers, January 14

The volunteers answered 6 calls over an 8.5 hour span yesterday. They included a crash on Route 30 in West Hempfield Township, two fire alarms in Wrightsville Borough, and three calls in Columbia Borough. Those calls included an odor investigation, fire alarm, and a crash.... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Alarm in Wrightsville, Crash in Columbia

Lieutenant William Meyers, January 10

In the late afternoon, Ladder 80 was alerted for a fire alarm in Wrightsville Borough. During the response the assignment was cleared out with Lancaster County 911 advising of an injury crash in Columbia Borough. Ladder 80 arrived to find a minor two car crash with the Rescue and Engine assisting.... (Full Story & Photos)

Truck 80 at MVA on Chestnut Street
Truck 80 at MVA on Chestnut Street

No Caption Vehicle Fire and Chimney Fire

Lieutenant William Meyers, January 08

Late this afternoon, the Rescue and Engine took in a car fire in the 1300 block of Central Avenue in the borough. Not long after clearing the Ladder was sent to Hellam Township in York County for a chimney fire. The Ladder was on-scene fire just over one hour before clearing.... (Full Story & Photos)

Gas Leak and Vehicle Accident

Lieutenant William Meyers, January 06

The volunteers handled 2 daytime calls that included a gas leak in the borough and a crash in West Hempfield Township.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption RIT Training in Acquired Structure

Lieutenant William Meyers, January 03

Tonight for company training Station 80 members went to an acquired structure. Crews participated in RIT drills, which included locating a down firefighter, forcing entry into the room, and extricating the downed firefighter to a safe environment. After completing the RIT drills the members advanced a 300’ preconnected handling from Engine 80 to see how far it would reach inside the structure. Thank ... (Full Story & Photos)

House Fire on South 5th Street

Lieutenant William Meyers, January 03

At 0522 hours, Company 80 and mutual aid were sent into the 100 block of South Fifth Street in the borough for a house fire. Engine 80 crew found a room and contents fire on the the third floor that was quickly extinguished. The searches were negative and no extension was found. Units cleared the scene within 2 hours. Thank you to Rescue 55 and Tower 43 for covering the borough while units operated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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