Fire Commission

The Lancaster County Fire Commission shall establish, recognize, coordinate 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
 Landon Hood 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
 Christopher S. 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