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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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Building Fire at Silver Spring Restaurant

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 25

Just prior midnight, Rescue and Engine 80 were sent to assist Company 76 with a working commercial structure fire in the Village of Silver Spring. The volunteers operated on the scene for about one hour before clearing. Rescue 71 relocated and covered Columbia Borough while we were out.... (Full Story & Photos)

Silver Spring Fire
Silver Spring Fire

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Barber Street Crash
Barber Street Crash

Entrapment Crash on Barber Street

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 25

The Rescue, Engine, Squad, and Fire Chief took on a crash with one pinned at Barber Street and Plane Street. During the morning, the Rescue and Engine took in a reported natural gas leak with people ill in the 900 block of Lancaster Avenue.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Brush Fire in Hellam Township

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 23

This afternoon, Engine 80 was sent to assist York County Company 41 with a brush fire in Hellam Township. Traffic 80 assisted Company 79 with a crash in East Donegal Township earlier in the afternoon.... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 21-2 and Engine 80
Engine 21-2 and Engine 80

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Rescue 55 Standing by at Station 80
Rescue 55 Standing by at Station 80

Structure Fire on Marietta Avenue

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 23

The Engine, Rescue, and Traffic are currently assisting Company 76 with a working house fire on the 3100 block of Marietta Avenue in West Hempfield Township. New Danville Fire Co. Rescue/Engine 55 is currently relocated to the borough to provide coverage while the units are operating on the scene.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Night Crew Stays Busy

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 21

The volunteers handled back to back runs late this evening. The first was a fire alarm in a high-rise then assisted the police department with entry into a structure.... (Full Story & Photos)

Union Street Fire Alarm
Union Street Fire Alarm

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Engine and Rescue at Lancaster Avenue Crash
Engine and Rescue at Lancaster Avenue Crash

Busy Day for Wednesday

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 19

The volunteers stayed busy yesterday evening answering 4 calls for service. The calls included a crash with injuries and a fire alarm, both in West Hempfield Township. Then an odor investigation and another crash with injuries with both of those incidents being in Columbia Borough.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rescue Transfer to 76

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 18

Rescue 80 transferred to Station 76 (West Hempfield Fire/Rescue), while they assisted Station 67 (Rohrerstown Fire Company) on a house fire in their first due.... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue 80 at Station 76
Rescue 80 at Station 76

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Rescue 80 Assisting 76 with a Gas Leak
Rescue 80 Assisting 76 with a Gas Leak

2 Runs to Start the Week

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 17

During the lunch hour, Rescue/Engine 80 assisted Company 76 with a propane leak in the 4000 block of Columbia Avenue. The Rescue/Engine assisted EMS with a person struck in the borough during the morning hours.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Donation From Kleen-Rite

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 11

Kleen-Rite team members Megan, Keith, Jeff, and Sheri presented a $1000 donation to the Columbia Fire Department this morning. The Fire Department will use this money to purchase smoke detectors for our community members, in an effort to reduce the number of fire-related tragedies. Recently, a fire in Columbia took the lives of a mother and daughter, and Sheri's father-in-law almost lost his home ... (Full Story & Photos)

Assistant Chief Mike Zercher with Kleen-Rite Employees
Assistant Chief Mike Zercher with Kleen-Rite Employees

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Manor Street Fire
Manor Street Fire

Working Fire on Manor Street

Lieutenant William Meyers, February 10

Company 80 and mutual aid are currently on scene of a working structure fire in the 500 block of a Manor Street in the borough. Rescue 71 and Tower 50 are currently relocated to the borough to provide coverage while the units are committed to the scene.... (Full Story & Photos)

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