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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."

Boat 1 Assists Blue Rock 90 with Water Rescue

Lieutenant William Meyers, July 08

Squad and Boat 1 just cleared from assisting Company 90 with a water rescue on the Susquehanna River. Boat 801 launched from the River Park and started towards Shad Island. EMS located the person in question along the shore line and walked her to the roadway. Company 80 cleared once off the water.... (Full Story & Photos)

Squad 801 at Boat at Columbia River Park Launch
Squad 801 at Boat at Columbia River Park Launch

Company Patches
Company Patches

24 Calls in 6 Days

Lieutenant William Meyers, July 06

The volunteers have been busy so far this month answering 24 calls for service. The incidents have ranged from alarms bells to structure fires. On average this year, the department has answered 51 calls each month.... (Full Story & Photos)

House Fire, Water Rescue, and Vehicle Crash

Lieutenant William Meyers, July 04

The volunteers have answered an additional three calls for the day. The calls have included the Ladder assisting Wrightsville Fire with a reported house fire, the Boat assisting Bainbridge Fire with a water rescue, and the Rescue taking in a minor crash in the borough.... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue 80 at 3rd Street Crash
Rescue 80 at 3rd Street Crash

Engine 80 at York Station 44
Engine 80 at York Station 44

Engine Transfers to Craley 44

Lieutenant William Meyers, July 04

The Engine Company is currently relocated to York County Station 44 (Craley Fire Department) while they operate on a structure fire. The Engine has answered one call so far while relocated for a crash with possible entrapment.... (Full Story & Photos)

Weekend Starts with 3 Runs

Lieutenant William Meyers, July 03

The volunteers were busy this afternoon answering 3 calls in 90 minutes. The first call was for Ladder 80 to assist Company 76 with a fire alarm on Ironville Pike. Then Company 80 and mutual aid were sent to the 800 block of Walnut Street for a house fire. The problem was electrical and held to Engine 80. Ladder 80 was returned to staff Rescue 80 for a reported house fire in West Hempfield Township. ... (Full Story & Photos)

York Engine 41-1 and 80 Units
York Engine 41-1 and 80 Units

Engine 80 at York County Station 89-1
Engine 80 at York County Station 89-1

Engine 80 Transfers to York 89-1

Lieutenant William Meyers, July 01

Engine 80 was sent to York County Station 89-1 (York Area United Fire and Rescue) while their units operated on a house fire this afternoon. While there, Engine 80 answered two calls for service before being released.... (Full Story & Photos)

Gas Leak in the Borough

Lieutenant William Meyers, June 25

The Rescue/Engine was out earlier for a gas leak on South Third Street. The volunteers found that a trailer struck the line prior to the shutoff valve. UGI arrived and secured the leak.... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue 80 at Gas Leak on South 3rd Street
Rescue 80 at Gas Leak on South 3rd Street

Medical Assist
Medical Assist

Medical Assist and Traffic Control

Lieutenant William Meyers, June 24

Yesterday afternoon, Rescue/Engine 80 assisted EMS with a medical emergency in the borough. The Traffic unit assisted Company 76 with a crash in the evening.... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Crash on Route 30

Lieutenant William Meyers, June 19

The Rescue/Engine out on Route 30 East for a motorcycle crash for the second call of the day. The Traffic unit is assisting the police with a lane restriction.... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue 80 and CBPD on Route 30 Crash
Rescue 80 and CBPD on Route 30 Crash

Engine 80
Engine 80

Crews Stay Busy

Lieutenant William Meyers, June 17

The volunteers answered an additional 3 calls in the early afternoon. The Engine took in an odor investigation at one of the high-rises.this This was followed by the Ladder assisting York County Company 21 with a commercial structure fire. The Ladder and Squad 1 then went to assist EMS with a medical emergency.... (Full Story & Photos)


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