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Fire Badge Dorchester County Fire-Rescue
Mailing Address:
101 Ridge Street, Suite 6
St.George, SC 29477
Office: (843) 563-0214
Department Leadership
Fire Stations

The Fire Department operates under the direction of the County Administrator and is responsible for planning, organizing, and administering mutual aid, fire training programs, fire emergency response, operational guidelines, provides administrative oversight of the County Fire Fund, responds to major emergency incidents, establishes goals of improving fire delivery services and in reducing the Fire Districts ISO rating systems.

Mission Statement

The Dorchester County Fire Service is dedicated to safeguarding the lives, property, and environment of our community through exceptional service utilizing education, preparedness, prevention, and response to emergency incidents. An essential function of the department is to provide opportunities for a positive presence in the community. A strong emphasis is placed on connecting the Fire Department/Service and the community together.

ISO Rating

Dorchester County Fire Rescue has a countywide ISO Classification 5/10

Any property in the response district that is between five and seven road miles of a fire station, and has a recognized water source within 1,000 ft of the property, is classified as an ISO Class 10W.  The "W" reflects the additional credit ISO gives to the fire department rating for the recognized water source and its ability to protect the property.  


Helpful Links

Ashley River Fire Department

Old Fort Fire Department

Trident Health Burn Clinic

MUSC Children’s Hospital Burn Center

North Charleston Fire-Rescue

North Charleston Fire Museum

Office of South Carolina Fire Marshal

South Carolina Fire Academy

South Carolina Firefighters Association

South Carolina Association of Fire Chiefs

South Carolina Volunteer Firefighters

South Carolina Fire Marshal Association

National Fire Protection Association

US Fire Administration

Fire Sprinkler Initiative

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Mesothelioma Center

Fire Extinguisher Training

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Last updated: 1/14/2017 12:16:08 PM