Columbia Fire

Fire investigation underway at reported vacant home in Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The cause of a weekend fire is under investigation. Columbia Fire crews battled a fire the 5200 block of Middleton Street on Sunday. Heavy fire was found coming from the front of the home, say fire officials. Officials say the home was reportedly vacant and no one was injured. The fire is under investigation.   Categories: Local…

Columbia Police detain male in connection with Greene St Arson, properties owned by SC Governor

Update_-Arson-Investigation-Greene-St-properties-owned-image Greene St Arson investigation ABC Columbia image GREENE-STREET-ARSON-SUSPECT-21 (Photo: CPD) GREEN-STREET-ARSON-SUSPECT-1 (Photo: CPD) (Photo: CPD) GREENE-STREET-ARSON-SUSPECT-3 (Photo: CPD) (Photo: CPD) COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Police announced they, along with Columbia Fire Investigators and SLED, have arrested 21 year old Frank John Wilberding in connection with the Greene Street fire Tuesday morning. According to Columbia Police, Wilberding was taken into…

Harden street reopened after rush hour closure

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — This was the scene as crew rushed in to work on a cut gas line along Harden Street at Heyward Street right in the middle of rush hour. The Columbia Fire Department says drivers were forced to find alternate routes around the area as they worked in the area for about 2 hours. According to Columbia…

Midlands Fire Departments Celebrate Fire Prevention with Parade

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) Sirens at full blast…Fire trucks rolled down Main Street in Downtown Columbia Thursday for the Fire Prevention Parade. This is the 20th year that fire departments from around the Midlands put on their finest for the Fire Safety week parade, part of Fire Prevention Safety week. Fire Prevention week will also continue Friday. The Columbia Fire Department…

Columbia Fire on Scene: House Fire off Bluff Road

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Columbia Fire Department is on scene at the 4600  block of Bluff Rd for a residential structure fire. Firefighters say at the time of arrival the fire was fully involved. Shortly after 11:30am Fire officials reported that the fire was knocked down. There were no reported injuries. Stay with ABC Columbia News for updates Categories: Local…

Columbia Fire Crews Battle Apartment Fire

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Monday afternoon Columbia Fire crews responded to a two alarm fire at an apartment at 401 Burnside Drive near Garner’s Ferry Road. Smoke could be seen across the skies of the Midlands, in the Southeast section of town. The fire started around 4:30pm Monday. We have crews on the scene and will bring you updates as they…

Fire at Coronet Motel

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Firefighters responded to an early morning fire Wednesday at a downtown motel. Investigators say the fire at the Coronet Motel broke out around two am. Fire officials say the fire started in a room that no one was staying in. No injuries were reported. Categories: Local News, News Tags: Columbia Fire