Welcome to the Sumter Fire Department!

The Desire to Serve. The Ability to Perform. The Courage to Act.

The City of Sumter is a Class 1 community, the highest possible rating from the Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO).

The Sumter Fire Department is dedicated to protecting life, property, and the environment for the citizens of Sumter; by providing emergency response, regulatory compliance, and community education.

The Sumter Fire Department is one of the most challenging and interesting places to work or volunteer. The fire service is an exciting way of life and very rewarding.  We encourage you to come down and see what we are all about.

Thank you for visiting! 

We encourage tours from schools, daycares, senior living facilities, and more. To schedule your tour or a visit to one of our stations please call 803-436-2600.


Positions Available:


Helpful Links:

Sumter County Fire Info
South Carolina Emergency Management
South Carolina Emergencies & Disasters
South Carolina Firefighters Association

Contact Us:

315 N. Lafayette Drive
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 436-2600

If you have an emergency, please dial 911.

ISO Class 1