A $178,000 federal grant is heading to the Columbia Fire Department, after the city council voted to accept the grant Monday night. The grant will be used to purchase critical communication equipment for the department. Columbia firefighters plan to us...

Federal grant heading to Columbia fire department for new radio equipment

A $178,000 federal grant is heading to the Columbia Fire Department, after the city council voted to accept the grant Monday night. The grant will be used to purchase critical communication equipment for the department. Columbia firefighters plan to use the funding to purchase equipment for the entire department, including portable radios for the stations …