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The South Carolina fire service is where it is today due in large part to the contributions of Black firefighters over the years. February is Black History Month and the South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association is proud to share some of the history of the Black community in the fire service.....

Carter Jones recently wrote an article for the Elloree Heritage Museum and Cultural Center, Inc.'s newsletter. The article, "Firemen... My heroes, yesterday and today," is a brief look into the history of the fire service in Elloree.....

Carter’s most recent deep dive into fire department history led him to the big city of Elloree in Orangeburg County. The town reported 631 residents in the latest available census. In his report, Carter describes the town, noting, “Elloree is a beautiful, diminutive town with numerous charming old homes dating back to the early 1900s or before. There is a lot of fascinating history in this town that typifies its motto, “A Small ‘Slice of Southern Living.”....

The South Carolina fire service will always remember Daniel “Danny” Carrington - the first “Line....

  The South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association is proud to announce the....

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The Passing of Harry Girtman

Feb 18
2018

We are sorry to inform you of the passing of a great friend and....

By Carter Jones Special Projects Coordinator Nearly 40 years ago on December 27th the....

Carter Jones, Special Projects Coordinator, attended the Annual Board Meeting of the National Fire Heritage....

For the last several years, this writer has done a lot of reading about the....

By: Carter Jones Special Projects Coordinator Soon after being employed by the Firefighters’....