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The Firefighters’ Foundation was a great initiative of our Association that is now 17 years old. The Trustees are working hard to create new ideas to empower you to help your fellow firefighters in good times and bad, the sole reason for the Foundation to...

We are doing something new this year by requiring members to register for the annual Fire-Rescue Conference to be held June 12-17, 2017 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Please visit the attendee page of the conference website, and there you will find the link to register....

South Carolina Society of Fire Service Instructors Request for Nominations  The SCSFSI will recognize excellence in instruction at the June 2017 Fire-rescue Conference to be held in Myrtle Beach.  The recipients will be selected from those nominated by the ones who know the most of...

We are doing something new this year by requiring members to register for the annual Fire-Rescue Conference to be held June 12-17, 2017 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Please visit the attendee page of the conference website, and there you will find the link to register....

Tuesday, April 4, 2017Old Joe of Newberry

Probably one of the most famous fire horses in our state’s history was Old Joe of Newberry. In 1902, a freight train with livestock rolled into the town of Newberry, and in the car was a large Kentucky bay gelding standing “16 hands high and...

 “Reaching Out”, Helping our Own, is a program presented by our South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association, in cooperation with the South Carolina Fire Academy, the National Fallen Firefighters’ Foundation and the South Carolina Department of Mental Health, to address the behavioral health needs of our...

South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association Life Safety Education Section PRESS RELEASE March 22, 2016 Fire Fatalities Far Outpacing Past Years – Action Needed! As of March 21, South Carolina has experienced 40 fire deaths this year. Firefighters everywhere stand with the S.C. State Fire Marshal...

Shaw Air Force Base Fire Dept. will host Dr. Mike Clumpner for a one day lecture on Joint Response to Active Shooter Events on  June 1st at the USC Sumter-Nettles Auditorium. It’s open to all Fire/Police/EMS/EM/EOD/Dispatchers/School & Hospital Admin.  Click here for the announcement and...

The conference delegate selection process is now open.  Like the previous two years, we will offer online voting for the 4th vice-president position.  That means selected delegates must have a registered email address on their membership profile in the Association Member Management System (MMS, online database)....

Thursday, March 9, 2017Palmetto 800 P25 Upgrades

Please read the attached notice from the Palmetto 800 Radio Network. P-25 Letter 03-07-17 Date:                March 7, 2017 To:                   All Palmetto 800 System Users From:               George Crouch Subject:            Palmetto 800 P25 Upgrades “Immediate...

Several departments are utilizing their one percent funds to cover their employees 100%. Career and Volunteer firefighters have the risk of suffering a work related injury. Worker’s Compensation covers 66% of a career employee’s salary and an estimated $186 per week for volunteers. Most firefighters...

Monday, February 27, 2017Legislative Day 2017

We hope you will join us on March 8, 2017 for the Annual Fire Service Legislative Day. You can view the latest legislative updates HERE. Time:     10:00-2:00 Location: Statehouse Grounds (look for the white tent on the north side of Blatt Building) Lunch...

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