Summerville Fire and Rescue


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01/12/2016 -

Department Name: Summerville Fire and Rescue

County: Dorchester County

Type Department: Combination

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ISO: 3

Number of Stations: 5

Number of Apparatus: 8

Pumpers: 5 front line, 2 reserve

Aerials: 2 front line, 1 reserve

Specialty: 1 heavy rescue

Do you provide EMS? Yes, First Responder

Specialty Operations: Hazardous Materials Team

Annual Budget: $6.5 million

Area Covered Square miles: 18 square miles

Population: 50,000

Total Runs: 4324 Total: 65 percent EMS, 35 percent Fire-Other

Chief: Chief Richard G. Waring IV

Chief Officers: 4

Assistant Chief Johnny Allston

Battalion A: Battalion Chief Anthony Myer

Battalion B: Battalion Chief Brent Melcher

Battalion C: Battalion Chief Ronnie Bryant

Other Officers: 22 Captains: 7 per shift and Assistant Fire Marshal

Number of Members: 2015 Staffing: Paid: 98 personnel/volunteer: 12 personnel/Total: 110 personnel

2016 Projected: Paid 101 personnel/Volunteer: 12 personnel/Total: 112 personnel

Address: 300 West Second North Street, Summerville, South Carolina 29483

Website: http://www.summervillesc.gov/firedept

Phone: 843-873-5107 / Fax: 843-871-6954

Community Outreach:

Child Safety Seat Installation

Smoke Detector Program

Top Two concerns in your community: Extensive growth and traffic issues

What are you doing for fund raising? Carolina Children’s Charity

What upgrades will you make in your department this year?

  • Bring staffing to 101 personnel
  • Purchase new fire engine
  • Rebuild Station to for additional personnel

Three to four year projection: Additional engine company, manpower, and Station 6.

What special hazards or unique businesses in your community?

  • Main freight train traffic daily
  • Water treatment facility

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