LODD- Sandy Springs Station 26 Firefighter Kenneth Stanton Funeral Arrangements

The members of the Sandy Springs Fire Department and the Anderson County Fire Department are all devastated for the loss of Firefighter Kenneth Michael Stanton.  Along with FF Stanton’s Family, we appreciate all the thoughts, prayers and continued support from Anderson County over the past several days.


Funeral Arrangements for Kenneth Michael Stanton Sandy Springs Station 26 Anderson County.


Visitation for Kenneth Michael Stanton will be Wednesday February 18, 2015 5:00pm-9:00pm at Sosebee Funeral Home located at 401 North Main Street Anderson, SC 29621. Recommended parking is the West Whitner Parking Garage, located at N. Murray Avenue and W. Whitner Street.


Additional parking locations may be located on the City of Anderson website: www.downtownanderson.com/parking-guide.pdf.


Funeral Services will be Thursday February 19, 2015 12:30pm at Anderson Civic Center 3027 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Anderson, SC 29625.


Burial will be at M.J. “Dolly” Cooper Veteran Cemetery immediately following service. 140 Inway Dr. Anderson, SC 29621.


In lieu of flowers memorials maybe made to the Sandy Springs Fire Department P.O. Box 216 Sandy Springs, SC 29677.

Red Flag Alert In Place as of 07:00 Friday Morning!!

Beginning at a 07:00 Hours Friday Morning, The SC Forestry Commission will issue a Red Flag Alert for the Entire State Of SC, which means no outdoor burning will be permitted. Their is a huge artic blast that is moving into the upstate and will be here into the middle of next week. It will be extremely cold outside so make sure to stay bundled up when outdoors. Please remember to be fire smart when using heaters and other sources of heat during this event. Also Don’t forget about your animals that stay outdoors, bring them inside or make other arrangements for them. Additionally, if you have neighbors that are elderly and are shut-ins, check on them and make sure they are ok. Last but not least please check your smoke detectors. Smoke Detectors SAVE LIVES!!! If you don’t have a working smoke detector visit us at Anderson County Fire Headquarters at 210 McGee Road, Anderson SC, 29625. If you know someone who needs smoke detectors and needs them installed, call us at 864-260-4016 and we will make arrangements to get them installed.

Red Flag Alert Feb 13

2014 Annual Chief’s Banquet

Anderson County Fire Department Annual Chief’s Banquet was held Janurary 26, 2015. Congratulations to all firefighters who received awards.

  • Ebenezer Fire Department- Life Saving Award
  • Gerald Hanks-Ebenezer Station 23-Commissioner C-2 – Life time Achievement Award
  • Roger “Tiny” Whitfield-Homeland Park Station 3- Life time Achievement Award
  • Ray Creamer-Zion Station 14- Life Time Achievement Award
  • Don Spurrell-West Pelzer Station 6- 2014 Anderson County Firefighter of the Year
  • Jon Rainey-Broadway Station 8- 2014 Mike Hunt Training Award