Captain Kevin Berkel
1775 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29407
Kevin Berkel began his firefighting career as a volunteer in 1981. He served as an Aircraft Rescue Firefighter before transitioning to law enforcement, where he retired as a Sergeant after 22 years of service. After moving to South Carolina, Berkel acted as Fire Sergeant for the Folly Beach Fire Department. He began his career with St. Andrews in 2014 and promoted to Captain of Inspections, Investigations, and Fire Prevention in 2017. Berkel was lauded with Officer of the Year Award in 1999, the Life Saving Award in 2003, and Firefighter of the Year Award in 2016. Berkel is a certified Fire Marshal and a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators.
The Fire Marshal Division of St. Andrews Fire Department strives to ensure SAPSD residents and businesses have a safe place to work, play, and live. It is responsible for fire code enforcement, public safety education, and fire origin and cause determination. If you have any questions, comments, or need to schedule an inspection, contact Captain Berkel at firstname.lastname@example.org.