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

Engine 80 Tranfers to Craley 44

Lieutenant William Meyers, March 01

Engine 80 relocated with Engine 791 to York County Station 44 while they operated at a house fire. Engine 80 remained in York County for 3 hours until released.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Another Busy Weekend for CBFD 80

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 27

The volunteers have answered 7 calls for service since midnight. This even includes 3 calls getting dispatched within 13 minutes of each other.... (Full Story & Photos)

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OIC Training
OIC Training

OIC Training

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 23

Last evening, Captain Misal and Safety Officer Reifsnyder presented an OIC training session. The class was to help those wishing to ride the right front seat with preparing them what is excepted of them and involved with being the officer. It was also a good review for those with experience.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ice Rescue Training

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 16

Second night in a row of training at CBFD80 with 19 volunteers attending. Tonight is Ice Rescue Awareness with Todd Stahl from Whitecap. We appreciate Todd being home in Columbia and all the volunteers that trained on Monday, house fire at 2 am and back for training tonight.... (Full Story & Photos)

Ice Rescue Training
Ice Rescue Training

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South 8th Street Fire
South 8th Street Fire

Reported Fire in the Borough

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 16

Company 80 and mutual aid were sent to the unit block of South 8th Street in the borough for a rowhome on fire. Crews found a small fire on the first floor that was quickly extinguished by Engine 80 with no extension being found. The assignment was reduced to 80 and York 41 for overhaul and clean up.... (Full Story & Photos)

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2 Crashes and Automatic Fire Alarm

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 15

The volunteers started the day early at 04:30am with back to back crashes in the borough with units not clearing until close to 09:00am. The afternoon brought a fire alarm assist to Company 07 for the Ladder and Engine.... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 80 and Truck 80
Engine 80 and Truck 80

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Truck 80 at York Station 89-4
Truck 80 at York Station 89-4

Truck Transfers to York 89-4

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 12

Ladder 80 was relocated for 4.5 hours today to York County Station 89-4 (York Area United Fire and Rescue) while their units operated on a structure fire.... (Full Story & Photos)

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3 Alarm Structure Fire in Landisville

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 09

The Ladder, Rescue, and Traffic assisted Hempfield Fire Department with a structure that went to 3 alarms with special calls in the Landisville section of East Hempfield Township. The crews assisted with multiple tasks and worked the scene several hours before clearing. Engine 80 remained staffed to cover the borough and surrounding area. The afternoon brought 3 additional runs in the borough. Photo ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rit Crew at 3 Alarm Fire in 69 First Due
Rit Crew at 3 Alarm Fire in 69 First Due

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Engine 80
Engine 80

Winter Weather Keeps Crews Going

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 07

The volunteers have answered 3 calls for service since midnight. The first call at 0146 hours was you assist Company 76 with an investigation with reported sick people with Ladder, Rescue, and Traffic making the response. Then at 0814 hours, the Engine and Chief handled a fire alarm at a nursing home in the borough that was caused by cooking. The third run came in at 1214 hours with the Engine, Ladder, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Another Event Filled Weekend for CBFD

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 06

Rescue/Engine 69-1 (Hempfield Fire Department) and Tower 43 (Gordonville Fire & EMS Co.) are back in the borough to provide coverage this evening while the members are out attending our annual banquet.

Earlier in the day, the volunteers were on station attending one of the two annual Haz-Mat Operations Refresher classes that we host every year. While the Ladder and Traffic unit attended the LODD ... (Full Story & Photos)

Banquet Standby Companies Hempfield Engine 69-1 and Gordonville Truck 43
Banquet Standby Companies Hempfield Engine 69-1 and Gordonville Truck 43

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