the Hilton Head Island Fire and Rescue Department
According to the Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue, they “began operations July 1, 1993
as a consolidation of the former Sea Pines Forest Beach Fire Department, the Hilton Head Fire District and the Hilton Head
Island Rescue Squad.
Head Island is the largest barrier island off the Atlantic coast with 22,000 acres of semi-tropical low country geography
which includes unspoiled sea marshes, creeks, lagoons, forests and 12 miles of beach.
Protecting a population of approximately 35,000 full
time residents and over a million visitors yearly, Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue has 7 fire stations served by an enhanced
911 communications dispatch center.”