Rural Fire will resume ALL Training Classes and Exercises beginning on January 1, 2022.
South Carolina Fire Service Member,
I am pleased to provide you this update regarding the South Carolina Firefighter Cancer Health Care Benefit Plan.
As you may recall, the South Carolina Firefighter Cancer Health Care Benefit Plan became effective July 1, 2021. The legislature appropriated funding in the FY 2021-2022 budget for State Fire to purchase an insurance policy to provide the benefits defined in the statute. After a competitive bidding process, managed by the South Carolina Division of Procurement Services, the contract for the insurance policy was awarded to AXIS Insurance Company. AXIS will be utilizing Provident Agency, Inc., for claims management and processing and the South Carolina Firefighters Insurance Services for local claims assistance.
An individual must meet the following eligibility requirements, defined by state law, to receive benefits through the plan:
The policy covers cancers of the following body areas and organ systems, as defined by state law:
The South Carolina Firefighter Health Care Benefit Plan includes the following benefits for eligible individuals diagnosed with an eligible form of cancer on or after July 1, 2021:
To read the state law regarding the South Carolina Firefighter Health Care Benefit Plan, please go to https://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess123_2019-2020/bills/1071.htm
For more information regarding coverage and how to start a claim, please visit: www.scfirefighterscancer.com
Yours to count on,
Jonathan C. Jones
Introducing the Williamsburg County Emergency Services Citizens Building. A proud moment for Williamsburg County Citizens!
To provide the very best fire and rescue services to the Citizens of Williamsburg County, through fire suppression, fire prevention programs, fire and rescue training.
We will be a key team player with citizens, local businesses, and other government agencies working to maintain a proud community with a strong sense of safety and security. Provide responsive services to the citizens by investing in training, education, staffing and equipment.
We will be dedicated and compassionate professionals, who recognize our greatest strength lies in our team approach. We will be recognized as leaders in our profession, and as community role models.