Rural Fire Service
Location: 598 Saluda St.
Mailing Address: 598 Saluda St., Chester, SC 29706
Hours: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Phone: (803) 581-1441
Fax: (855) 932-3343
Fire Coordinator: Ben Thomson - email@example.com
Deputy Fire Coordinator:
2014 Rural Fire Commission Agendas
October 27 [Agenda]
2015 Rural Fire Commission Agendas
January 26 [Agenda] [Minutes]
February 23 [Agenda] [Minutes]
March 23 [Agenda] [Minutes]
May 26 [Agenda]
June 22 [Agenda]
July 27 [Agenda]
August 24 [Agenda]
October 26 [Agenda]
November 23 [Agenda]
2016 Rural Fire Commission Meetings
Guidelines set for County Fire Service and rural departments by the Chester County Rural Fire Commission.
Responsibilities and Services
Coordinates plans and insures that volunteer fire chiefs and firefighters are trained properly in firefighting techniques and in use of equipment and are able to respond to fire emergencies and other fire related situations. Keep records of rural fire department calls, training, major equipment inventory and trucks. Has available an extensive library of fire related materials and code books for classroom and on site training. Conducts fire investigations, fire inspections, fire prevention plan reviews and complaint investigations in Chester County except in the Chester City Fire District.
The Chester County Emergency Services Training center is located at 988-A McCandless Rd. The center provides a facility that can be used by all emergency agencies for classroom activities and for fire service personnel to receive live fire training. The facility includes a 3 story class A burn tower, hazmat and rescue props.
For all emergency fire situations, please dial "911"
For forest fire notification, please dial 1-800-688-3823
- Fort Lawn - 5671 Pleasant Ave, Fort Lawn, SC 29714 - (803) 872-4830
- Great Falls - 506 Chester Ave. Great Falls, SC 29055 - (803) 482-2122
- Lando - 3795 Lando Rd. Lando, SC 29724 - (803) 789-3360
Killian Rd Station - 2022 Killian Rd. Edgemoor, SC 29712
Edgemoor Station - 4487 Edgeland Rd., Edgemoor, SC 29712
- Leeds - 3441 West End Rd. Carlisle, SC 29031 - (803) 385-3756
- Lewis - 1998 Saluda Rd.Chester, SC 29706 - (803) 581-6134
- North Chester - 2428 Old York Rd. Chester, SC 29706 - (803) 385-6621
- Richburg - 225 North Main St. Richburg, SC 29729 - (803) 789-3636
- Rossville - 3686 Mt. Gap Rd. Richburg, SC 29729 - (803) 482-2000
(Sub-Station) - 2774 Mt. Gap Rd., Richburg, SC 29729
- South Chester - 2252 Columbia Rd. Blackstock, SC 29014
(Sub-Station) Pleasant Grove Rd. Chester, SC 29706 - (803) 581-5391
- West Chester - 1690 Pinckney Rd, Chester, SC 29706 - (803) 581-5391
- Cross Roads - 4711 Cabel Rd., Sharon, SC 29742 - (864) 545-6671
Persons interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter or helping with fund raisers for local departments, please contact your local department listed above or call the fire service office at (803) 581-1441 for further information.
OTHER IMPORTANT FIRE RELATED NUMBERS:
Chester County Yard Debris Burning Notification Phone: 1-800-986-3595
South Carolina Fire Academy: (803) 896-9800
South Carolina State Firemen's Assocation: (800) 277-2732
SCFA Region-2 Office (Rock Hill): (803) 329-3951
South Carolina Forestry Commission: (803) 896-8800
SCFA Class Cancellation Hotline: (803) 896-9804
Important Dates for Public Awareness
National Fire Prevention Week - end week in October
Chester Co. Rural Fire Commission Meeting - 4th Monday each month - 7:00 pm -Location: 598 Saluda Rd., Chester, SC 29706
Chester Co. Fire Chiefs Association Meeting - 1st Thursday each month - 7:00 pm (Call 803-581-1441 for meeting location)
Please click on link below to see all forms for the Chester County Rural Fire Service.
CCFS Public Files