Department Name: Macedonia Rural Fire District
County: Berkeley County
Type Department: Volunteer
Number of Stations: 3
Number of Apparatus: 9
Pumpers: 4 Specialty: 5
Do you provide? EMS? Yes
What type: BLS ALS FR
Specialty Operations: High/Low angle rescue, water rescue, underwater recovery, dive team
Annual Budget: $110,000.00
Area Covered Square miles: 70
Total Runs: 402 Fire: 51 EMS: 351
Chief: Wayne Wells
Chief Officers: Assistant Chief Brandon Munn, Battalion Chief Jerry Hush
Other Officers: 3 Captains and 2 Lieutenants
Number of Members: 28
All 100% volunteer
Address: 2108 North Hwy 17-A Macedonia, SC 29431
Web site: www.mrvfd.com
Community Outreach: Install smoke detectors. Fire prevention school visits. Community fire extinguisher training and CPR training.
Top Two concerns in your community: Motor vehicle accidents and railroad traffic
What are you doing for fundraising? Yes, turkey shoots, car washes, and chili cookoff
What upgrades will you make in your department this year? FEMA Grant allowed us to replace an old pumper with a new Custom Pumper. Also will be replacing our station 1.
What special hazards or unique businesses in your community? Railroad traffic with Nuclear waste shipments. Mutual aid calls to neighboring departments with power plants.