West Columbia Fire Department receives Fire Safe South Carolina Community designation
West Columbia, SC – The West Columbia Fire Department was recently recognized by Fire Safe South Carolina and State Fire, in conjunction with the SC State Firefighters’ Association and the SC State Association of Fire Chiefs as being a 2019 Fire Safe South Carolina Community. This designation is awarded to select fire departments across the state of South Carolina who have demonstrated a commitment to developing and implementing successful community risk reductions plans in their jurisdictions.
“Congratulations to the men and women of the West Columbia Fire Department for this award. These folks work hard everyday to keep our community safe through responding to fire calls, wrecks, medical assistance, and all other emergency calls. We are a better and safer community because to their hard work,” said West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles.
West Columbia Fire Chief Chris Smith said, “The Fire Safe South Carolina Community Designation is a reminder of our community’s risk reduction programs’ effectiveness and will hopefully continue to save lives.”