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By Martine Wolfe Miller, MPIO – Mount Pleasant Communications Manager
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (December 6, 2021) - The Mount Pleasant Fire Department has received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for meeting the criteria established through the CFAI’s voluntary self-assessment and accreditation program.
The Mount Pleasant Fire Department is one of only 291 agencies worldwide to achieve Internationally Accredited Agency status with the CFAI and the Center for Public Safety Excellence. The department has maintained accreditation for the past 20 years. It was first accredited in 2001, and has successfully completed its fifth accreditation assessment.
“Our accreditation demonstrates a commitment by the Town of Mount Pleasant to provide the highest quality of service to the community. We use the accreditation process as a proactive tool to plan for the future of our agency through strategic planning and community risk assessment,” said Chief Mixon.
About the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI)
The CFAI is dedicated to assisting fire and emergency service agencies throughout the world in achieving excellence through self-assessment and constant quality improvement. The accreditation process fosters continuous enhancement of service delivery to the community through a development model that assesses service delivery and performance metrics.