Fire Commission

The Lancaster County Fire Commisson shall establish, recognize, coordinante and direct fire departments and the activities of fire departments in the county on a county level.  All matters related to fire protection shall first be submitted to the Commission for consideration and may then be presented to Council by the Commission.  

Authority: Ordinance #246 adopted by the Lancaster County Council on 7/25/94; Ordinance #501 adopted 8/26/2002; Ordinance #936 adopted 8/11/2008; Ordinance #993 adopted 9/14/2009; Ordinance #1033 adopted 5/24/2010; and Ordinance #1663 adopted 6/23/2020.

Governing Body: The Lancaster County Fire Commission is composed of 19 members appointed by the Lancaster County Council representing the 18 volunteer fire departments and one from the City of Lancaster.

Term of Office: 4-year staggered terms.

Staff Liaison: Darren Player, Director; Keith Wilson, Deputy Director;  Britt Blackmon, Training Coordinator, Billy Lloyd, Equipment & Apparatus Off., Donna Greene, Admin Asst.- 803-283-8888

Meetings: 1st Thursday of each month, in the Lancaster County Fire Service Office Classroom, 111 Covenant Place, Lancaster South Carolina at 7:00 p.m. 

Sergio Matte  Antioch 6/30/2023
Timothy Baker Bell Town 6/30/2024
Christopher Clanton Buford 6/30/2022
Alex Wiseman Camp Creek 6/30/2024
John Roberts Charlotte Road/Van Wyck 6/30/2023
Brooks Faulkenberry Elgin 6/30/2024
Chris Madden Flat Creek 6/30/2023
Christopher M. Grant Gooches 6/30/2023
Jonathan C. Payne Heath Springs 6/30/2023
Michael Waterbury Indian Land 6/30/2022
Charles P. Derrick Kershaw 6/30/2025
Justin McLellan Lancaster 6/30/2022
Charles J. Addison McDonald Green 6/30/2024
Gregory Nicholson Pleasant Valley 6/30/2024
Stacy L. Roberts Rich Hill 6/30/2025
Stephen G. Gardner Riverside 6/30/2025
Samuel W.  Plyler Shiloh Zion 6/30/2025
Jason Laney Tradesville 6/30/2022
Daniel Mahaffey Unity 6/30/2022
Darren Player Director  
Keith Wilson Deputy Director  

Agendas and Minutes