Jenna Pritchett

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Design Contest for New South Carolina Fire-Rescue Conference Logo

For 10 years, the Association has used a logo and design concept for our member’s annual conference. This conference is undergoing significant changes, none the less of which is a new location to Columbia in 2018. As part of this change, the Association would like…

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Arrangements announced for Chief Gene Rushing

Chief Gene Rushing (Retired) Died Saturday December 17th 2016 at his residence after a long illness. Chief Rushing was a member of Estill Fire Department for over 38 years. He was Fire Chief of Estill and Hampton County Fire Service, a Fire Academy Instructor for…

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2017 Fire Service Improvement Conference

The 2017 Fire Service Improvement Conference will be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, downtown Columbia on January 27-29, 2017. The event is free to all members, but registration is required. Tim Sendelbach, Editor-in-Chief of Firehouse, will be presenting two programs on leadership. Other…

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SCSFA Life Safety responds after Oakland Warehouse Fire

Everyone is watching carefully as the events continue to unfold in Oakland California. Here in the Palmetto State we would be remiss if we didn’t take a moment to consider such an event and whether or not it could possibly happen here. Fire Officials statewide…

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Behavioral Health Benefit to First Responders in SC

As of October 1, 2016, the State of South Carolina has provided all Sworn Law Enforcement Officers, all Volunteer and Career Firefighters and Emergency Medical Responders funds to help those suffering from stress related incident based behavioral health issues.  The funds are to provide coverage…

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Defend Home Fire Sprinklers – DEADLINE Nov. 22

View the detailed voting guide here: final-action-voting-guide

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Fire Service Resource Deployment During Hurricane Matthew

During Hurricane Matthew, or any major fire service event, it is important to remember that deployment to affected areas should be conducted through the South Carolina fire services established Mobilization plan and system. SC Firefighter Mobilization was established to provide assistance in major events and…

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2nd Annual Fallen Fireman 5K Run/Walk

The 2nd Annual Fallen Fireman 5K Run/Walk is open for registration by visiting http://racesonline.com/events/jeff-chavis-5k. The Fallen Fireman 5K is in Memory of Jeff Chavis Oct. 1st, 2016 at 10:00 AM supports the Jeffrey Vaden Chavis House at the Burn Center at Doctors Hospital in Augusta,…

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West Virginia fire departments in need of donations

As many are already aware, the state of West Virginia received severe flooding on June 23-24, 2016. Several fire departments lost their ability to respond and help their communities. Tom Miller, with the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association, has requested help for the fire departments…

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Announcing the new Life Safety Education Section

Recognizing that more can be done to prevent fire fatalities in the State of South Carolina, your Firefighters’ Association has taken a historical step forward and has added its first ever section! The Life Safety Education Section stands to serve you and those you protect…

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