Training Division

The Sumter Fire Department promotes the highest level of professionalism for the increasing demands of our community. The training and expertise that is shared at The Sumter Fire Department is second to none. We have some of the most qualified firefighters in the state. The Training Division and programs of the Sumter Fire Department exceeds the modern standards of professional training. We utilize instructors inside the department, the South Carolina Fire Academy, The National Fire Academy, The University of Georgia and many other sources of education to meet the department's training needs.

We offer numerous classes throughout the year at our training facility. We also offer a Recruit Firefighter school twice a year, one starting in January of each year and another that starts in July of each year. The Sumter Fire Department Training Facility is located at 470 McCrays Mill Road.

Please contact our training division at (803) 436-2600 if you have questions.