The Cheraw Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of Volunteer Firefighter.

Applications can be picked up at the Cheraw Town Hall.

Applicants must meet the below requirements.

18 yrs of age
High School Diploma or GED
Valid Driver’s license.

NFPA, IFSAC or Pro Board Firefighter I
SCFA Haz-Mat Ops
SCFA Auto Extrication
NFPA, IFSAC or Pro Board Firefighter II

All candidates will be required to successfully complete a Job- Related Physical Agility Test and Skills Test.
Upon successful completion of the physical and skills tests,Volunteer Firefighter candidates will be selected
to interview with an interview panel.

Candidates passing all the above shall consent and pass a background
(Click for Details)  and driver’s
license check.

Candidates must live close to the Cheraw Fire District with living inside the District preferred.  
For any questions please contact Chief Murray at the Cheraw Fire Department phone number is
(843) 537-5941. Or stop by the fire station at 12 Chesterfield Hwy.
Benefits of Becoming a Firefighters for the Cheraw Fire Department
  • The Pride and of helping your community.
  • Each member who has completed their Firefighter training and also completed a 6 months probation will
    receive a stipend check around the first of December for the calls and training they attended. This
    stipend can range from under $1000.00 to as much at $3000.00 depending one how may calls and
    training meetings you attend.
  • Works Comp Insurance.
  • Free Flu shots and COVID Vaccines.
  • Free Training!! ( All fire department related training is provided free to all members)
  • Paid membership to the SC State Firefighters Association.(SCFFA Benefits)
  • After the first year of service a contribution will be made each year into a retirement account for you.
  • All Personal Protective Gear is provided to you at no cost. You even get a cool Tee Shirt too.
  • Any member who meets attendance and training requirements receive a $3000 tax break off their SC
    state income tax.