Fire Department

Orangeburg Department of Public Safety Fire Department: Protecting Lives and Property

The Orangeburg Department of Public Safety Fire Department is committed to safeguarding the lives and property of the residents, businesses, and visitors of the City of Orangeburg, South Carolina, through a comprehensive, all-hazards approach. This approach encompasses a wide range of services and functions:

  • Fire Suppression: Responding to and combatting fires to prevent loss of life and property.

  • Technical Rescue Response: Providing specialized rescue services for various emergency situations.

  • Hazardous Materials Response: Safely managing and mitigating hazardous materials incidents.

  • Fire Inspections: Ensuring compliance with fire safety regulations through inspections.

  • Fire Investigations: Determining the causes of fires and related incidents.

  • Fire Prevention: Educating the community and implementing preventive measures to reduce the risk of fires.

  • Public Education: Raising awareness and educating the public about fire safety.

In addition to these core functions, the department offers valuable community services:

  • Child Passenger Safety Restraint Installations: Ensuring the safe transportation of children through proper car seat installations.

  • Portable Fire Extinguisher Training: Instructing individuals on the use of fire extinguishers for fire safety.

  • Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarm Installations: Installing and maintaining these crucial safety devices.

The Orangeburg Department of Public Safety Fire Department serves approximately 40,000 individuals within its 87-square-mile fire district. Their dedication to protecting the community and their multifaceted approach to public safety are essential in keeping Orangeburg safe and secure.

  

 

Contact Info

Jonathan Winningham
Battalion Chief / Fire Marshal
Fire Department
(803) 533-4105
jonathan.winningham@orangeburgdps.org

firemarshal@orangeburgdps.org

1320 Middleton Street, Orangeburg, SC 29115

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  • Right Alarm - Right Location
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  • Fire Sprinklers Save Lives
  •  See a Problem - Take Action!

Right Alarm - Right Location

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Fire Sprinklers Save Lives

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