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Lexington County Fire Services 

Welcome to the Lexington County Fire Service website! We appreciate you taking the time to visit us and hope the information you find here proves helpful. The men and women of the Lexington County Fire Service are dedicated to “service excellence” in everything we do. We maintain a “can-do” attitude and strive for excellent customer service. Our success is directly related to our relationships with partner agencies, all other County departments and the public we serve. Our purpose is to provide the highest level emergency and risk mitigation services through 184 career personnel and over 200 volunteers.

The day-to-day mission of the Lexington County Fire Service is to provide quality life safety services that include the five core fire service disciplines:

  • Fire Prevention and Public Education
  • Fire Inspections and Investigations 
  • Fire Suppression 
  • EMS-Basic Life Support 
  • Special Operations that include Hazardous Materials and Technical Rescue Response
  • The services offered by the department are guaranteed by utilizing:  Automatic Aid agreements, Intergovernmental agreements with surrounding agencies, public/private partnerships, a pool of highly skilled firefighters, excellent apparatus and equipment and a proven track record of quality service to our citizens.

    The Lexington County Fire Service shall continue to strive for innovative ways of providing “indispensable, community services” by seeking new partnerships, maintaining the ones we have and utilizing state-of-the art technology.  Partnerships bring opportunities to the department, provide an awareness of the public and private sector’s commitment to the community, and acknowledge the courageous efforts of our department and our motto of:
    “Honor, Respect and Devotion to Duty”.

    The Lexington County Fire Service is proud of our community and the services we provide that enhance the quality of life for our citizens.  We pledge our continuous commitment to be responsible stewards of your resources, your safety and, most importantly, your trust!

                                                                      Bradley C. Cox

                                                                      Fire Chief


    Mission and Vision Statements


    Mission Statement:

    The Lexington County Fire Service Shall be a Community Oriented Agency that Provides Quality Fire Prevention, Fire Suppression and Rescue Services to All.


    Vision Statement:

    Become an Internationally Accredited Agency and an ISO “Class 1“Fire Department.


    We strongly believe in community involvement.  With 24 fire stations located throughout the County, we have a presence in every neighborhood. Our value to the

    community is measured by the service we

    can provide.  Every day our firefighters strive

    to provide the best emergency and medical

    services possible to the citizens of Lexington County.






    In cooperation with other emergency services ( EMS, Police), we respond to a wide range of emergencies including fires, Hazardous materials incidents, motor vehicle collisions, rescues, and medical emergencies.













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