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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."

Crews at LCPSTC
Crews at LCPSTC

Ground Ladders and Aerial Operations at LCPSTC

Member William Meyers, October 14

The Engine & Ladder traveled to the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center for company training. The crews worked on ground ladders and aerial operations.... (Full Story & Photos)

Reported Building Fire at Taylor School

Member William Meyers, October 10

Station 80 just cleared a structure fire assignment at Taylor Elementary School. The Engine and Truck were initially called for an AFA and upon arrival of the Engine, crews found a smoke condition on the first floor. The was upgraded to a structure fire with the Rescue/Engine and the remainder of the first alarm assignment being dispatch. Crews traced the issue to a microwave and held it to Station ... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews at Taylor School
Crews at Taylor School

Open House is October 9th.
Open House is October 9th.

Annual Open House

Member William Meyers, October 09

Our annual open house is Wednesday October 9th at 6:00pm!... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue Covers WIllow Street First Due

Member William Meyers, October 06

The Rescue/Engine is currently moved up to Company 50 (Willow Street Fire Co) while their members are attending the National Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service in Emmitsburg, Maryland.... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue 80 at Station 50 (Willow Street)
Rescue 80 at Station 50 (Willow Street)

5 Runs for Friday

Member William Meyers, October 04

Yesterday the Ladder and Engine Co. took in the working apartment fire on Box 10-1 with EMS reporting fire from the rear of the building. The Ladder Co took first arriving special service and began a search of the apartment then assisted with opening up and ventilation. The Engine Co. was due on the working fire assignment, they took 3rd due Engine responsibilities and assisted with extinguishment ... (Full Story)

Structure Fire in Mountville

Member William Meyers, September 30

Late this afternoon, Company 80 was alerted to assist Company 07 (Mountville) with a structure fire on College Avenue. The Ladder assisted with opening up, the Engine pulled the 300' line and assisted with suppression, and the Rescue/Engine was placed available prior to arriving. Earlier in the day, the Engine and Ladder took in a fire alarm in Columbia Borough.... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews Working at Field of Screams Fire
Crews Working at Field of Screams Fire

Garage Fire in Hellam Township
Garage Fire in Hellam Township

Crews Respond to Garage Fire, Motorcycle Crash

Member William Meyers, September 30

Yesterday afternoon the Ladder assisted York Station 21 (Hellam Fire Company) with a working garage fire. Crews assisted with overhaul and worked the incident for just under an hour.

Later in the evening the Rescue/Engine assisted Station 90 (Blue Rock Fire Rescue) with a motorcycle accident. Crews helped provide medical care until the arrival of EMS.

Photo taken by Dale Feehrer... (Full Story & Photos)

Weekend Keeps Crews Busy

Member William Meyers, September 29

The volunteers answered 4 calls during the overnight hours last night. The first call came in at 1045pm for a spill control on South Sixth Street with the Rescue/Engine and Squad handling. Shortly after being back at the firehouse, the Ladder and Engine responded to assist Company 07 with a fire alarm. While returning to the firehouse, the units were alerted for a fire alarm in the borough on Lancaster ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 80 and Truck 80
Engine 80 and Truck 80

Rescue 80 at Crash on Front Street
Rescue 80 at Crash on Front Street

Rescue 80 is Placed in Service, Responds to 2 Crashes in the Borough

Member William Meyers, September 28

During the overnight hours Company 80 handled 2 crashes in the borough. The first was on North Third Street and the second was on South Front Street. The volunteers responded with the Rescue/Engine, Engine, and Traffic for both incidents.... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 80 is Placed in Service

Member William Meyers, September 27

And the first run is.....A transfer assignment. Less than an hour after being placed in service the new engine transferred to station 76 (West Hempfield Fire & Rescue) while they operated on a house fire in their first due.

The volunteers hope to have the new rescue in service later this evening!... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 80 at Station 76
Engine 80 at Station 76


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