The Tyger River Fire Department works to provide fire suppression and prevention and emergency medical services. It provides hazardous material response, firefighting, vehicle extrication, and search and rescue services, as well as offers fire prevention education to citizens. The Tyger River Fire Department is also responsible for incident management. It operates a communication center that coordinates responses to various emergency and nonemergency calls for service. The department utilizes a range of equipment and apparatus that includes ladder and squad trucks, engines, rescue vans and boats, tankers, air trailers, and command and rehabilitation vehicles. The Tyger River Fire Department conducts various home safety checks and is located in Lyman, S.C.