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Jasper County Fire and Rescue
Wilbur Daley, Director of Services

1509 Grays Highway
Ridgeland, SC  29936
Phone: 843-726-7607
Fax: 843-726-9158
Email: WILBURD@jaspercountysc.gov
Office Hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM Monday - Friday

ISO Ratings

Jasper County Fire-Rescue has received an ISO Class 4 rating from the Insurance Services Office. Previously rated as a split class 5/9, the new rating affects all buildings that are insured within 5 road miles of the closest fire station.  ISO rates all fire departments in the country from 1 to 10 with 1 representing the best possible rating.  On the map above, you can click to zoom in. The shaded areas indicate the five miles from the station. Those areas outside of the five road miles are indicated in white.

 

JASPER COUNTY FIRE RESCUE FIELD PERSONNEL ARE ALL CROSS TRAINED WITH FIRE AND MEDICAL TRAINING. EMTS AND PARAMEDICS ARE STATE CERTIFIED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL. FIREFIGHTERS ARE TRAINED AND CERTIFIED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA FIRE ACADEMY. ALL FIELD PERSONNEL ARE REQUIRED TO PASS A FITNESS AND AGILITY TEST TO BE EMPLOYED BY FIRE RESCUE SERVICE. PERSONNEL ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND INSERVICE TRAINING. THIS CONSTANT MONTHLY REVIEW AND TRAINING ENABLES OUR EMPLOYEES TO BE UP TO DATE ON NEW AND MODERN TECHNIQUES IN EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE.

WE HAVE 55 FULL AND PART TIME DEDICATED EMPLOYEES WHO PROVIDE MEDICAL SERVICES AND FIRE PROTECTION TO OUR COUNTY. OUR AMBULANCES ARE ALS EQUIPPED AND LOCATED IN RIDGELAND, HARDEEVILLE, CHERRY POINT, AND COOSAWHATCHIE. WE HAVE 9 FIRE STATIONS (WHICH CAN BE SEEN ON THIS WEB SITE) PROVIDING FIRE PROTECTION FOR  ALL UNINCORPORATED AREAS IN OUR COUNTY.

JASPER COUNTY FIRE RESCUE HAS A COMPETITION TEAM WHICH PARTICIPATES AT LOCAL, REGIONAL, AND STATE LEVELS. THIS PARTICIPATION IS DESIGNED TO TEST THE FITNESS AND AGILITY OF ITS MEMBERS. THEY LEARN HOW TO BETTER PREPARE, COMPETE, AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, HOW TO BECOME A TEAM MEMBER. THEY HAVE RECEIVED RECOGNITION AT SEVERAL COMPETITIONS.  THE MEMBERS OF THIS TEAM VOLUNTEER THEIR PERSONAL TIME FOR TRAINING AND COMPETITION.

THE NEED-A-HUG PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO HELP YOUNG CHILDREN WHO HAVE SUFFERED TRAUMA SUCH AS: FIRE RELATED INJURIES, MEDICAL EMERGENCIES, AND SEVERE ACCIDENTS. WHEN A CHILD SUFFERS A TRAUMATIC EXPERIENCE IN WHICH THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE RESPONDS, THEY WILL BE GIVEN A STUFFED ANIMAL. THIS HELPS TO EASE ANY FEAR AND ANXIETY THEY MAY ENCOUNTER.

IF YOU DESIRE ANY INFORMATION ON BECOMING A FIREFIGHTER/EMT, PLEASE CONTACT US.