The Fire Prevention office is located in station 30 at 2 Bridge St.
To contact the fire marshal regarding burn permits call: 757-1948

Information and Forms:
Fire Prevention Ordinance
Beaufort County Burning Ordinance
Outdoor Burning Ordinance
Burning Application
Bluffton GIS


Name: Daniel Wiltse
Title/Rank: Fire Marshal
Other Qualifications:
NFPA Fire Inspector II, NFPA Fire Plans Examiner, IFSAC Firefighter I & II, IFSAC Fire Inspector, IFSAC Fire Instructor, South Carolina and National Registry EMT-Basic, National Fire Academy Alumni
Hometown: Saginaw, MI
Departments: Kotchville Township Fire Department

Additional Information:
College: Delta College, Univercity Center, MI. Northwood University, Midland, MI
Degrees: Associates Degree – Firefighter Technician / Bachelors Degree – Business Administration (Majoring in Fire Science Management)  

Name: Sandy Stroud
Title/Rank: Fire and Life Safety Educator
Other Qualifications:  SC Fire Marshal certification, ICC Fire Inspector 1 certification, and OSAH Certified Fire Fighter
Hometown: Branchville, SC

Additional Information:
Awarded vol. of the year 2001.

Name: Lee Levesque
Title/Rank: LT Public Education

Name: Scott H. Cochran
Other Qualifications:
Hometown: Beaufort, SC
At BTFD Since: 12/27/1997