Events - Final Respects For Ret. Battalion Chief James Bowie
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5/12/2015 - Firefighters from around the state pay tribute at a memorial service for retired volunteer Battalion Chief James Bowie. Jim was a member of the IFD and was instrumental helping the IFD become one of the more advanced fire departments in the state. Jim was recognized as one the visionaries for the fire service over the past three decades. Jim served as the superintendent of the SC state fire academy and helped design the current state of the art facility that use is used by thousands of firefighters each year. Jim capped of his fire service career by serving as the lobbyist and then Executive Director for the State Firefighters Association.
Jim will be missed and remembered for his contributions to the fire service in this State.