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2021 Incidents
Jan 62
Feb 57
Mar 71
Apr 86
May 69
Jun 6
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 351

Previous Year Statistics
2021 351
2020 797
2019 947
2018 913
2017 726
2016 794
2015 850
2014 902
2013 882
2012 776
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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."


Barn Fire in York, Crash in the Borough

Lieutenant William Meyers, June 02

The Ladder was sent to York County to assist Company 44 with a reported barn fire. The Ladder was placed available during its response. While the Ladder was responding, the Rescue and Engine made the response for a crash with fire in the borough. The incident was minor and held to the fire police to assist with traffic control.... (Full Story & Photos)

Memorial Day Activities

Lieutenant William Meyers, May 31

Today, approximately 20 volunteers gathered to honor the fallen on Memorial Day. The volunteers placed wreaths at 3 different locations in Columbia Borough and then proceeded to the parade in Wrightsville Borough. The volunteers cleaned all the apparatus, placed flags and coordinated wreaths for the fallen. We were happy to honor those that have created the freedom we enjoy today. Happy Memorial Day!... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Truck Transfer and Medical Assist

Lieutenant William Meyers, May 21

The Ladder Company relocated to York County Station 89-4 (York Area United Fire and Rescue) while they operated at a barn fire in Manchester Township. The crew stood by for 3 hours until released. During the morning hours, the Rescue assisted EMS with a medical emergency in the borough.... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Crash on Lancaster Avenue

Lieutenant William Meyers, May 19

At 0230 hours this morning, Company 80 was sent to the 1100 block of Lancaster Avenue in the borough for a rollover crash. The volunteers found a single vehicle that rolled and struck two porches causing them to collapse. The Rescue, Engine, and Traffic operated on the scene for over one hour before clearing.... (Full Story)

Crews at Environmental Rescue in Wrightsville
Crews at Environmental Rescue in Wrightsville

Tractor Trailer Crash and Environmental Rescue

Lieutenant William Meyers, May 19

Yesterday yielded three calls for service. During the morning hours, the Rescue handled a crash involving a tractor trailer in the borough. Shortly after clearing the crash the Rescue assisted EMS with a medical emergency. The UTV was requested to assist Wrightsville Fire & Rescue Company 41 with a dirt bike crash. The UTV was used to transport the patient from the woods to the ambulance.... (Full Story & Photos)

Birthday Celebration

Lieutenant William Meyers, May 15

Today was a special day for one our followers and faithful run to the window and watch for fire truck followers - Joshua! He was turning 3 today and his family requested a fire truck come by. We brought 2 and some birthday gifts for the celebration. We were happy to support our friends and neighbors down the street. Happy Birthday Joshua and thanks for the invite to swing by and celebrate with you!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Training Recognition

Lieutenant William Meyers, May 15

Over the course of this week, 8 Firefighters prepared and tested for National Firefighter 1 certification that concluded today with 10 hours spent in skill stations. This is a lot of time and commitment for the Firefighter and time away from their family and other commitments on a beautiful Saturday. Congratulations to the following Firefighters: Kyle Fritz, Jason Fisher, Jordan Goodman, Rob Rinkus, ... (Full Story)

Rescue Transfer to Willow Street, Vehicle Accident in West Lampeter

Lieutenant William Meyers, May 14

Just before lunch, Rescue/Engine 80 was relocated to Willow Street Fire Co while they operated on a basement fire in their first due. The Rescue took in a minor crash in West Lampeter Township as they were getting ready to return. The fire police assisted West Hempfield Fire/Rescue with a crash on Chickies Hill in the afternoon.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Engine Assists 23 with House Fire

Lieutenant William Meyers, May 13

The Engine Company was redirected from transferring to Company 67 to a working house fire in East Petersburg Borough. The crew from Engine 80 reported to manpower staging and then was assigned to the second floor. Engine 80 operated on the scene for 68 minutes before clearing. The station maintained additional crews.... (Full Story & Photos)

Residential Rescue, Spill Control, Training on New Battery Saws

Lieutenant William Meyers, May 10

Today crews ran three calls for service. A residential rescue, spill control and stood by in station for Wrightsville Fire & Rescue Company 41 as they were on an extended incident. Crews also went to the Lancaster County Training Center to practice forcible entry and operation of our new battery powered Stihl rotary disc saws. Thank you to all the members who came out for the calls and training today.... (Full Story & Photos)

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