Posts in Category: fire

Hurricane Michael Release #3 

Team Sumter - 8PM - October 10, 2018
Posted by City of Sumter Wednesday, October 10, 2018 7:39:00 PM Categories: emergency management FEMA fire Flood hurricane police public safety SCEMD
As we prepare for Hurricane Michael to impact our area, with the greatest impact of the storm expected Thursday, October 11, between 9 AM and 2... read more

Mayor, City Extend Help to Flood-Ravaged Nichols 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 11:46:00 AM Categories: emergency management fire Flood hurricane Mayor police weather
SUMTER, SC (Oct. 18, 2016) – A sense of community sometimes goes beyond a city’s borders. Mayor Joe McElveen, during the regularly scheduled... read more

City of Sumter Offices Closing Due to Hurricane Matthew 

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 11:54:00 AM Categories: fire hurricane Mayor park police public services recycling swan lake iris gardens trash weather
SUMTER, SC (October 5, 2016) - In accordance with the Governor’s executive orders, the City of Sumter will be closing all non-essential offices... read more

City of Sumter Improved to Class 1 Fire Protection in Latest Evaluation 

Thursday, April 7, 2016 8:16:00 AM Categories: Council fire Mayor News public services
SUMTER, SC (April 7, 2016) – Sumter’s Mayor Joe McElveen has announced that the city’s fire department has improved from a Class 2 to Class 1, the... read more

Local Highways Closed, Flood Waters Create Additional Health Concerns 

Posted by City of Sumter Sunday, October 4, 2015 11:34:00 AM Categories: fire Flood police weather
SUMTER, SC (Oct. 4, 2015, 11 a.m.) – Rains are expected to continue throughout Sumter County throughout Sunday, adding even more water to the already ... read more

Protect yourself, others as temperatures drop 

Posted by City of Sumter Friday, November 14, 2014 9:04:00 PM Categories: fire police weather
SUMTER, SC (Nov. 20, 2014) – An early debut of temperatures into the 20s and teens this week serves as a timely reminder for residents to protect... read more

City of Sumter Fire Department Wins MASC Public Safety Award 

Posted by City of Sumter Saturday, July 20, 2013 10:53:00 PM Categories: award fire masc
The City of Sumter’s Fire Department struggled to recruit new firefighters. During the past two decades, the city recruited only half of the number... read more