Charleston Fire Department

Charleston, SC, 29405

FDID: 10302 CFAI Accredited
Weather Warning
Last Updated: Feb. 28, 2020, 1:40 p.m.
Structure Hazard Level Distribution by Travel Time
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Effective Response Force Coverage
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Community Risk Assessment

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Fire Risk
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Fire Spread Risk
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Death and Injury Risk
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Low: less than 25% of departments have an equal or smaller risk value.
Medium: 25-75% of departments have a smaller risk value.
High: over 75% of departments have an equal or smaller risk value.

Summary

Department Type
Career
NFPA Region
South
FDID
10302
State
SC
Phone
(843) 720-1981
Fax
(843) 720-3991
IAFF
61

Structure Hazard Level Distribution

99,486 total structures protected

Description

The Charleston Fire Department is a career department located in the South NFPA region and headquartered in Charleston, SC.

120,083

Protected Population

127.74mi²

Community Size

Annual Structure Fires

Annual structure fire counts for the Charleston Fire Department based on the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS).

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