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Charleston Fire Department
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The City of Charleston Fire Department consists of 20 fire companies located throughout the peninsular City and incorporated areas of West Ashley, James Island, John’s Island, and Daniel Island/Cainhoy. CFD operates 16 fire engine companies and four ladder companies, and provides service to more than 120,000 citizens across a service area totaling approximately 109 square miles. The Charleston Fire Department is an internationally accredited agency and an ISO Class I department.

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Please Dial 9-1-1

Ph: 843-720-1981
Fx: 843-720-3991

Fire Marshal Division
Ph: 843-724-3429
Fx: 720-5857

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Run Statistics
1/1/2016 - 12/31/2016

Fire: 699
Overpressure: 40
Rescue/EMS: 12,616
Hazardous: 612
Service Call: 1,128
Good Intent: 5,060
False alarm/call: 2,727
Severe weather: 43
Special: 131

Total: 23,058