Community Risk Reduction



The Public Education Mission of the Myrtle Beach Fire Department is to prevent fire losses and injuries through public awareness and use of smoke detectors and other devices. 

The Department works to continue the City's excellent safety record. 

Presentations and Safety Classes are available to Civic Clubs, Schools, Businesses and Neighborhoods.  Call the Public Education Division at 843-918-1221 or email:  to arrange an event.


























The Fire Marshal and his Staff are responsible for Citywide enforcement of the adopted

Fire Code and City Ordinances as they relate to life and safety. 

Other responsibilities include

Public Education, Fire Investigation, Business License Inspections, Pyrotechnic Permitting, Pre-Incident Survey Programs and Code Compliance for large community events. 

See the ordinances, regulations and inspection report forms available Online. 

For your convenience at


James Clement
Fire Marshal

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