Division Chief of Training
Division Chief of Training Joseph Duggan is responsible for the Training Division. His responsibilities include serving as the department's Public Information Officer, managing the department’s applicants, and registering the department's personnel in the South Carolina Fire Academy. Chief Duggan has held operational ranks of Firefighter, Firefighter II, Firefighter III, Engineer, Lieutenant, Captain, and Battalion Chief. He also served as certified as a Class 1 Police officer for over twenty years retiring in 2014. Chief Duggan graduated from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy and holds an Emergency Administration and Management Certificate. He is also a state-certified Fire Instructor.
Joey and his wife, Tess, have three children, Clay, Jordan, and Molly. Chief Duggan is a Salvation Army board member and President of Parish Counsel at St. Anne St. Jude Catholic Church.