Fire Chief Dale Watson
200 North Main St
Fountain Inn, SC 29644
Fire Protection Growing with a Growing City
The Fountain Inn Fire Department can trace its roots to 1933. Then a volunteer organization, the record of service in the early part of the 20th century is remembered with great respect.
The current Fire Department has evolved to meet the needs of a growing community. Led by Chief Dale Watson, a 30-year fire fighting veteran, the department is a combination of 11 volunteer and nine paid fire fighters and paramedics. It provides full-time protection for the city and a 29.9 square mile area of Greenville and Laurens Counties.
Well equipped for fire and rescue in urban and rural environments, the department’s equipment includes three pumpers, a water tanker, a service truck, a brush truck for grass fires and a rescue vehicle.
We the team members of the Fountain Inn Fire Department hereby make a commitment to provide and demonstrate the highest standards of personal integrity, truthfulness, honesty and fortitude in all our activities in order to inspire public confidence and trust in our fire department. To serve the public with respect, concern, courtesy and responsiveness, recognizing that service to the public that protects life and property and results in improved quality of life, and piece of mind is the reason we exist. To always strive for personal professional excellence and encourage the professional development of our co-workers. To approach our organizational and operational duties with a positive attitude, in a timely manner, and constructively support open communication, creativity, and dedication to the fire service.