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Hartsville Fire Department receives Life Safety Achievement Award

on Monday, 12 September 2016. Posted in News, Local News

WHAT: Hartsville Fire Department receives Life Safety Achievement Award

WHERE: Hartsville, SC

Hartsville, S.C. – The City of Hartsville’s Fire Department has received a Life Safety Achievement Award from the National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) Fire Research and Education Foundation in partnership with Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. The award recognized the department’s fire prevention efforts in 2015.

Since 1994, the Life Safety Achievement Award has recognized local fire prevention efforts that have contributed to reducing the number of lives lost in residential fires. The Hartsville Fire Department is one of 160 fire departments across the United States to receive the award this year for recording zero fire deaths in 2015 or reducing fire deaths by at least 10 percent during the year. In addition, award recipients documented active and effective fire prevention programs as well as a clear commitment to reducing the number of house fires in the community.

The City of Hartsville Fire Department is proud to serve the community and ensure residents’ safety. Further, the department is proud to be one of the chosen departments to be recognized with the Life Safety Achievement Award.

For more information about the award, please contact Hartsville Fire Department Chief Burr at 843.383.3000.