The residents of Elloree are served by the Elloree Volunteer Fire Department. Members of the fire department answer service calls for Elloree and the surrounding communities. You may also see our Fire Chief speaking for fire safety classes or showing off the fire truck for children at town events. The members of our Fire Department show how volunteers can make a difference within a community.

Key Fire Department Staff and Officials

  • Fire Chief: Craig Hill
  • Fire Board Chairman: John Singh
  • High McLaurin, IV
  • Van Stickles
  • Ron Hanks
  • Todd Horton
  • Bruce Griffin

Members of the Elloree Volunteer Fire Department meet on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:30pm in the meeting room at the Elloree Fire Station.

Anyone interested in joining the Volunteer Fire Department should contact Chief Hill at (803) 897-2222.

Burn Permits

If you plan to burn yard trash, you must call and obtain a burn permit number.

If you are an Orangeburg County resident, you may obtain a burn permit number by calling (800) 517-9636.

If you are a Calhoun County resident, you may obtain a burn permit number by calling (800) 895-7064.

Fire Prevention

Fire Chief Craig Hill often speaks publicly for fire prevention classes and programs. If you would like to request that Chief Hill speak for your group, or if you would like to obtain additional information about fire prevention, please call the Elloree Fire Station at (803) 897-2222.


Here are a few links that we think will interest you.

Orangeburg County Emergency Services

National Fire Protection Association

Smokey the Bear

Sparky the Fire Dog

U. S. Fire Administration

South Carolina Fire Marshals Association

Elloree Town Hall

2719 Cleveland St., PO Box 28
Elloree, SC 29047
p: 803-897-2821
f: 803-897-3315

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