Fire Safe South Carolina will unite fire service organizations to engage influential community stakeholders; together, we will support local fire departments to serve their citizens through strategic community risk reduction programs.

Goals and Objectives

Fire Safe South Carolina will result in a reduction of annual home fires in our state, decreasing risks for residents and firefighters.

  • Increase fire service community risk reduction participation through increased training, partnerships, and opportunities.

Fire Safe South Carolina will provide consistent fire prevention messages across South Carolina.

  • Recruit community stakeholders and utilize various forms of mass communication, such as social media, to promote fire prevention messages.

Fire Safe South Carolina will provide data-driven resources to enhance programming.

  • Identify residents at the highest fire risk in participating communities, targeting home visits to those areas, and providing for the procurement and distribution of smoke alarms.

Fire Safe South Carolina will improve fire data quality and use in our state.

  • Provide targeted National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) training, integrating the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for targeted program delivery.