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Long-time Clarendon County Fire Chief, Frances A. Richbourg, officially begins her retirement today from her 40 + years in the fire service. Chief Richbourg began her career as a volunteer firefighter in the late seventies when that department was in its infancy. She was attracted...

Tuesday, March 12, 2019Fire Service Legislative Day 2019

The South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association is hosting its 36th annual Fire Service Legislative Day. WHO: South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association (SCSFA) WHAT: 2019 Fire Service Legislative Day WHERE: Statehouse Grounds (b/t Blatt & Gressette Buildings, under white tent) WHEN: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:00...

Dear South Carolina Firefighters, State Fire is gathering information to analyze the nature and culture of injury reporting in South Carolina. As such, we would appreciate your anonymous feedback by completing the statewide Frequency of Reporting Firefighter Injuries online survey. There are 21 quick questions...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019SCSFA Member Services – Job Posting

MEMBER SERVICES – The South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association is currently seeking applications for the position of Member Services. The Member Services position works with a highly motivated group of staff and volunteers of a 17,500 member nonprofit organization. This position carries out the mission...

Tuesday, January 29, 2019Walk Like MADD

In the fire service we all to often see the results of the decision to drink and drive.  Cutting tangled vehicles apart to get seriously injured adults and children on their way to trauma centers or worse, gaining access to the remains of people so...

A Message from FireSafe South Carolina……    You are invited to the Thursday, Feb. 7 Summit being held at the S.C. Fire Academy Denny Auditorium in Columbia. The daylong event is filled with speakers, vendors, and demonstrations from our national and local partners. Lunch will...

Message from your SCSFA Benefits Committee… Dear South Carolina Firefighter, Great News! The South Carolina Firefighter’s Association (SCFA) has arranged for AirMedCare Network (AMCN) to provide South Carolina Firefighters with a special “firefighters – only” discounted rate.   Annual Membership Fees for South Carolina Firefighter’s...

Do you know the song “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”? Andy Williams is who I most remember singing this. The song talks about the fun times of the Christmas season. I want to take a few minutes and compare parts of this...

As a SC State Advocate for the NFFF Everyone Goes Home Program, Rick Dangerfield (N. Charleston Fire) want to ensure as many of our firefighters as possible, receive this opportunity to provide input into the gathering of information that will help improve Firefighter Cardiac Health....

Tuesday, November 20, 2018Wills for Heroes

Preparing a will is an uncomfortable reminder of our mortality and surrendering to the inevitable. According to a November 12, 2007, Forbes magazine article, a Harris Interactive survey done for lawyers.com that found that 55% of the general population had no will and those numbers are even...

The Memorial Service will be held at the Second Baptist Church in Lancaster on Saturday, November 17th commencing at 3:00pm. At 12:45 pm; Engine 501 will leave Lancaster Funeral Home and escort Chief Straight to Charlotte Road/ Van Wyck Fire Department and back to meet with...

The Charlotte Hornets and Novant Health would like to honor all of our First Responders, Fire Personnel, Emergency Medical Personnel, as well as families and friends with a night dedicated just for you. We will recognize the efforts of these brave men and women with...

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