Board Meeting

12.18.17 at 6:00pm

3rd Reading of the 2018 Fire-Rescue Budget

(Public Comments open at 5:30pm)...

Murrells Inlet-Garden City

Fire District

Who we are

The Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District is a Special Purpose District composed of 6 Board Members from Horry and Georgetown Counties. Fire Department operations are under Chief Norman Knight's control with assistance from the Asst. Chief, the Administrative Assistant, EMS Captain, Training Captain and Fire Marshal. These individuals make up the M.I.G.C. FD Administrative Staff.

The core group of Emergency Responders for the District are shift based, and work a "24 on, 48 off" schedule. Each shift is headed by a Captain who oversees 17 career Firefighter EMTs and/or Medics.

Why us

  1. State Retirement System
    The Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District contributes to the Police Officers Retirement System for each employee at 13.74%, with employee contribution at 8.74%  
  2. State Health Plan
    The Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District participates in the BC/BS State of South Carolina Health Plan.
  3. Benefits
    The M.I.G.C FD has a seperate 401k plan that is FD member driven, a vacation buy-back program, and a competitve PTO tiered system.​


Application period: Open

The Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District is currently accepting applications for NREMT/FF & NRP/FF. The M.I.G.C FD holds qualified applications for 1 year from date of receipt.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must hold EMS certification through the National Registry of EMTs
  • ​Fire training must be IFSAC or Pro-Board
  • Must have a valid Driver's License

Please send your completed application to us by by mail:

Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District

Attn: Asst. Chief Haney

P.O. Box 648

Murrells Inlet, S.C. 29576

Testing Process

  • Written Fire Examination
  • Written EMS Examination (at your certification level)
  • Practical EMS Evaluation (at your certification level)
  • Agility Test
  • Oral Interview
Physical Agility Test at MI-GC FD

This is a look at the agility test here at MI-GC FD. Special thanks to Engineer Brennan Moore for creating and sharing this video with us.

Posted by Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire District on Wednesday, December 23, 2015