Assistant Chief Larry Kemmerlin

Larry Kemmerlin - Edisto Volunteer Fire Department

Larry Kemmerlin

Assistant Chief
Edisto Volunteer Fire Department
(803) 662-0579
South Carolina Fire Acdemy
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Assistant Chief Kemmerlin has proudly served the Edisto Volunteer Fire Department since 2012. He advanced through the ranks from Firefighter to be appointed Assistant Chief of the Department in 2018. While working full time for Orangeburg County Emergency Services and part time for Orangeburg County EMS he is responsible for training, fire and life safety prevention/education, and recruitment/retention for the Edisto Fire Department. Assistant Chief Kemmerlin served many roles while working for the emergency management division; during the “1,000 Year Flood”, Chief Kemmerlin served as the Special Tactics and Rescue Team coordinator responsible for coordination and response for all rescue efforts throughout the county of Orangeburg. Not only did this include directing and coordinating the response of local rescue assets but also included the coordination of out of state swift water rescue teams. Due to his efforts this mission was a great success. In addition to numerous Fire certifications, Assistant Chief Kemmerlin is also certified as a Fire Officer 2, National Registry Emergency Medical Technician and is a Certified South Carolina Emergency Manager.

Assistant Chief Kemmerlin and his beautiful wife Tiffany reside in the Town of Cope.