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City Hall • 155 Johnston Street • Rock Hill, SC  29730
Operations Center • 757 S. Anderson Road • Rock Hill, SC  29730
Mailing • P.O. Box 11706 • Rock Hill, SC  29731-1706

Phone: 803-325-2500 • 24 Hour Automated Phone: 803-329-5500
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Regular business hours are 8 AM - 5 PM, Monday through Friday.
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Blackmon, Mike

  • Departments:Fire Department
  • Title:Fire Chief
  • Phone:(803) 329-7220
  • Fax:(803) 329-8716
  • Email:
Chief Mike BlackmonMike Blackmon is the Fire Chief for the City of Rock Hill, South Carolina. Mike has served as Fire Chief since April 2002. He started with the City in October 1977 as a Firefighter. Mike was promoted through the ranks of Firefighter II–1985; Driver Engineer–1989; Captain–1993; and Battalion Chief–1994.

Mike is responsible for overseeing three divisions within the Fire Department: Administrative, Fire Suppression, and Fire Prevention.

The Administrative Division consists of budget, records, policies and personnel. Suppression consists of seven areas of special service --- Fire, Advanced Life Support; Hazardous Materials Response, High and Low Angle Rescue; Confined Space; and Swift Water Rescue. The Fire Prevention Divisions consists of Code Enforcement and Fire Safety Education.

He is certified in Fire Service Firefighting, and Fire Service Technology through the SC State Academy Board of Technical and Comprehensive Education. Mike is certified as an Advanced High Level Rescue Instructor with the SC Emergency Rescue College and SC Midlands Technical College.

Mike serves on the York County Fire Chiefs’ Association and also on the Centralina Chief’s of NC. He is also a member of the SC Fire Chief’s Association and the International Association of Fire Chiefs.

Mike and his wife, Allison, have three children --- Chase, Chapman and Maci.
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