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The SC State Firefighters’ Association is now searching for its next Executive Director.  This would be the 6th Director in the 114 year history of the Association and represents the daily leadership position for the 17,500 member organization. The Executive Director’s position is a multi-varied...

This year Fire Prevention Week will take place from October 6th through the 12th.  In most cases, Fire Prevention Week extends to the entire month of October and provides a unique opportunity not only to educate community members, but also to build community equity with those...

Friday, September 6, 2019SCSFA Launches New Cancer Surveys

The South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association’s Health & Safety Committee and Legislative Committee have collaborated to continue the Association’s Firefighter Cancer Campaign – “This is my fight”. To keep this initiative moving forward, two surveys from SurveyMonkey are being disbursed to our membership.  One survey...

Monday, August 26, 2019Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Grant

The South Carolina Forestry Commission administers the Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) grants program in the Palmetto State, awarding varying amounts of financial assistance to rural/volunteer fire departments every year. The grants are used by the volunteer fire departments to organize, train and equip themselves to...

As this year’s President of the Life Safety Section of the SC State Firefighters’ Association, I invite you to this year’s Life Safety Education Conference.  The members of the conference committee have worked very hard to make this conference both beneficial and cost effective for...

The South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association (SCSFA) welcomes Joe Palmer, past SCSFA Executive Director as a consultant to assist with the duties of the Executive Director for an interim period.  Palmer served as the Associations’ Executive Director for nearly 10 years and is currently with...

Friday, June 7, 20191% – Use It Wisely or Lose It!

Over the past year, the South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association’s 1% staff have been assisting departments across the state to better understand the policies and procedures of the Firemen’s Insurance & Inspection Fund.  After a Legislative Audit Council (LAC) 2018 audit, the Association’s Supervisory Committee...

Friday, May 31, 20192019 Delegate Selection & Voting

The 114th annual SC Fire-Rescue Conference is upcoming and your Association is proud to offer online voting for the 4th Vice President election. Fire Chiefs, you have until midnight, June 14th to select your delegates. Delegates must have a good email addresses in the SC...

Today, Tres Atkinson, President of the South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association (SCSFA) along with the Executive Committee; announced the resignation of M. Kyle Minick, Executive Director of the SCSFA, effective Thursday, June 13, 2019. Executive Director Minick stated, “This decision was not taken lightly but...

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...

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