Office of State Fire Marshal

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CRR Services

NFIRS and Data


CLEAR Team and Fire Fatalities

The Community Loss Education and Resource (CLEAR) Team is dedicated to researching the circumstances of fatal fires and the victims who perish within them. The CLEAR Team works in tandem with fire departments to document fire fatalities in their entirety, including assisting in NFIRS documentation. In turn, State Fire uses reported fire deaths to compare those incidents to non-fatal ones. Every fire death must be reported to State Fire and recorded in NFIRS. By working together, we can understand why these losses happen in a multi-dimensional way. You can learn more information about our state's fire fatalities through the South Carolina State Fire website. To report a fire fatality in your community, call the State Warning Point at 803-737-8500.

Fire Safe South Carolina and Outreach