FIRE CHIEF randy Bratcher

Anderson Fire Chief Randy Bratcher

Chief Randy Bratcher has been with the Anderson City Fire Department since 1983.  During his tenure at the City of Anderson Fire Department, Bratcher was promoted to Engineer in 1995 and later served as sergeant, lieutenant, captain and battalion chief before being promoted to Assistant Chief in 2010.  He served as Interim Fire Chief from April 2016 until his appointment as Fire Chief in March, 2017.  He has also served as a South Carolina Fire Academy Instructor, Chief of the Williford Volunteer Fire Department, Assistant Coordinator of the Technical Rescue Team, a member of the Anderson County Haz Mat Team and as Project Director of the Anderson sponsored Upstate Incident Management Team.  In 2016, Chief Bratcher was instrumental in leading the City of Anderson to improve its Insurance Services Office Inc. (ISO) rating from a class 2 to a class 1 rating indicating improvements in the overall efficiency of the fire department.