Since 1986, the State Fire Marshal’s Office has collected various statistics related to fire fatalities in South Carolina. These statistics are analyzed to assess the total number of fire deaths by county, the causes of these deaths, as well as smoke alarm statuses, types of structures involved in the fire, and the ages of deceased. In an effort to streamline information gathering and sharing, you can view monthly and yearly fire fatality statistics below.
To report a fire related fatality, please contact:
South Carolina Office of State Fire Marshal
(803) 896-5454 (o)
(803) 260-8188 (c)
Fire service personnel can also download and complete the following form, which can be faxed to Mr. Wojcik’s attention at (803) 896-9806.