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Midway Fire Rescue

Location: Headquarters, 67 St. Paul Place, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Phone: (843) 545-3620
Fax: (843) 237-3458

Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., Monday through Friday (except for legal holidays)
Mailing Address: 67 St. Paul Place, Pawleys Island, SC 29585

Point of Contact:

Doug Eggiman, Fire Chief

Department Functions:

Midway Fire Rescue covers approximately 70 square miles of the Waccamaw Neck and provides services to Litchfield Beach, Pawleys Island, Prince George and DeBordieu Colony. Along with fire protection, we provide public education, code enforcement, water rescue and the hazardous materials response team for Georgetown County.



The mission of Midway Fire Rescue is to provide the highest quality of emergency and non-emergency service to the public that we serve with the resources available to us.  We will do this by providing rapid and effective intervention and mitigation of fire, medical, and specialized rescue emergencies.  We will work to reduce the potential for these emergencies through progressive public education and effective code enforcement and inspections.  We will build and maintain community trust and respect by holding ourselves to the highest standards of professional performance, education, personal development, and ethics.


Midway Fire Rescue’s vision of our future is a community where fire and life safety is an accepted way of life. A community made safe through the enhancement of our fire prevention activities, fire suppression and emergency medical efforts and through the relations with our community.


Customer service is essential in today’s fire service. In keeping with this belief, it is important to enhance the employees' relationship with the customers. Our employees must be on the leading edge of training and technology.


Station Locations:

  • Headquarters Office: 67 St. Paul Place, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
  • Station #81: 67 St. Pauls Place, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
  • Station #82: 112 Beaumont Drive, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
  • Station #83: 56 Firehouse Lane, Georgetown, SC 29440

ISO Rating:

The Insurance Services Organization (ISO) rating for Midway Fire Rescue is a Class 2.This rating affects properties depending upon the type of building construction, the hazards of occupancy and other factors. Insurance policyholders should contact their insurance agent or company to determine the effect this classification might have on their homeowner policies.

Smoke Detectors:

Did you know free smoke detectors are available from Midway Fire Rescue – Division of Fire and Life Safety? Free smoke detectors are offered for low-income, disabled and elderly individuals. The Fire Department will install the smoke detector upon request if no one else is available to install it. Individuals must complete and sign a short form stating they meet the requirements.

Additional Information:


A campaign encouraging people to enter an emergency contact number in their mobile phone memory under the heading "ICE" (for "In Case of Emergency"), has spread throughout the world. Originally established as a nation-wide campaign in the UK, ICE allows paramedics or police to be able to contact a designated relative/next-of-kin in an emergency situation.

The idea was the brainchild of East Anglian Ambulance Service paramedic Bob Brotchie.

"I was reflecting on some of the calls I have attended at the roadside where I had to look through the mobile phone contacts, struggling for information on a shocked or injured person. Almost everyone carries a mobile phone now, and with ICE we would know immediately who to contact and what number to ring. The person may even know of their medical history."

By adopting the ICE advice, your mobile will help rescue services quickly contact a friend or relative — which could be vital in a life or death situation. It only takes a few seconds to do, and it could easily help save your life.

Why not put ICE in your phone now?

Simply select a new contact in your phone book, enter the word ´ICE´ and the number of the person you wish to be contacted. For more than one contact name ICE1, ICE2, ICE3 etc.

It is so simple that everyone can do it.

Community Training Center:

Midway Fire Rescue offers a community training center for the public to take advantage of CPR and First Aid classes. These classes are scheduled as requested. Call (843) 545-3620 for more information.

Child Safety Seat Checks:

Child safety seat checks are performed at Midway's headquarters station, located at 67 St. Paul Place in the Litchfield area. For questions or to schedule a safety check, please contact Division Chief Todd Blomdahl at (843) 545-3610.


If you are interested in a job with Midway Fire Rescue, please contact Battalion Chief Jeff Pifer or visit the Midway Fire Rescue website. Midway Fire Rescue consists of 62 full-time career personnel and 10 volunteers.