December 13, 2012 6:53 PM

Last of original black Columbia firefighters has died

Abram Coles Jr., who worked for the fire department for 35 years before retiring at the rank of Captain in 1988, "was a good friend and mentor to me," Chief Aubrey Jenkins said in a release. Coles was 87-years-old.

Related content

Suggested for you



Editor's Choice Videos