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S.C. Division of Fire and Life Safety
141 Monticello Trail
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 896-9800

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The Office of State Fire Marshal has regulatory responsibility to ensure compliance with state fire safety regulations. This is accomplished through inspection activities by deputy state fire marshals in the field and code consultation and plans review services provided by the Engineering Services Section.

Fire prevention activities aimed at reducing injury, death and property loss are managed by Community Risk Reduction. Activities include the distribution of smoke alarms, programs in the schools to educate youth, and the dissemination of timely fire safety information to the public.

The Office of State Fire Marshal is part of the S.C. Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR). It and the South Carolina Fire Academy make up the Division of Fire and Life Safety, which is located on a 208-acre campus in Columbia.

Jonathan Jones,   State Fire Marshal

141 Monticello Trail, Columbia, SC 29203

(803) 896-9800 | Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. | Monday - Friday except   State Holidays

Changes Due to Hazardous Weather or Emergencies can be found listed at   Status of State Government Offices.