Rodney Howell

West Columbia Fire Department stresses safety in Fire Prevention Week

Oct. 3- 9, is National Fire Prevention Week. Fire Prevention Week is observed each year in the week of Oct. 9, in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire, which began on Oct. 8, 1871. That fire resulted in the death of more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless and destroyed more than 17,400 structures. The […]