Emergency Management Services

The Sumter County Emergency Management Office serves both the City's needs as well as the entire County. They...

  • Develop plans and procedures to ensure the highest levels of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.
  • Maintain a comprehensive, risked-based, multi-hazard emergency management and training program.
  • Coordinate federal, state and local resources for mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery operations.



Visit the Sumter County Emergency Management website, or contact the office directly:

Erik Hayes, Director

141 N Main St

Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 436-2158

(Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5 PM)


Where are Sumter County's Emergency Shelters?


Mandatory Shelter:

Sumter High - 2580 McCrays Mill Rd


Reserve Shelters:

Alice Drive Middle & Elementary - 40 Miller Rd
Furman Middle - 3400 Bethel Church Rd
Hillcrest Middle - Hwy 521 West, Dalzell, SC

Mayewood Middle - 4300 E Brewington Rd