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Dorchester County Fire Rescue to Host Fire Safe South Carolina Kickoff Meeting

Post Date:04/22/2019 11:00 AM

Dorchester County Fire Rescue (DCFR) has partnered with the State Fire Marshal Office to host a Kickoff Meeting for the Fire Safe SC Community Risk Reduction Educational Program.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 9:00 AM in the Summerville County Council Chambers located at 500 N. Main Street in Summerville.

The goal of the meeting is to enhance the County’s Fire Safety Public Education Program by showcasing training opportunities that are available to the public, businesses, Homeowner’s Associations, civic organizations etc.

Residents will also have the opportunity to sign up to have their smoke alarms tested and/or to have smoke alarms installed in their homes free of charge by DCFR personnel.

Dorchester County Fire Marshal, Rickie Jenkins said “I am excited to work with Fire Safe SC to expand our public education program and make Dorchester County a Fire Safe community.” Jenkins added “Public education and properly installed and working smoke alarms save lives. Providing both services speaks to the heart of our motto “One County, One Mission.”

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