Tag: City of Greenville Fire and Rescue

Engine 2 from Greenville was deployed to Houston. Image by Mike Petty courtesy of Greenville Fire and Rescue.

Local Firefighters Deployed to Houston

Five firefighters and two supervisors deployed to Houston Monday from Greenville.  An additional firefighter from Greenville was called up by the Texas National Guard. They will be assisting Texas Task Force 2.  They took Engine 2 and some swift water boats to aid in the rescue.  Follower Christine Sterling saw […]

It is so easy for a toddler to slip off the pool deck.  Image courtesy of Google and Paris TX Parks and Recreation.

Water safety series on drowning prevention

GREENVILLE – Greenville Fire-Rescue (GFR) has joined up with Wesley United Methodist Church (WUMC) to present a four week water safety series on drowning prevention. According to the Center for Disease Control: Every day, about ten people die from unintentional drowning. Of these, two are children aged 14 or younger. […]

Mr. Lyndol Humphries poses with the life saving team from Greenville.  Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Life Saving Team Recognized

On November 24, 2015 at 8:30 am, the Greenville Police dispatch started to receive multiple 911 calls of a major accident west bound on Interstate 30 in front of the Audie Murphy Museum.  Upon arriving on scene, officers quickly determined that the driver, 78 year old Lyndol Humphries of Campbell, […]

Engine 4 is ready to roll to Texas! Image courtesy of Siddons-Martin.

On the Road (Again)

A new Pierce, Center Flow Pumping/First Response fire engine will be delivered to Fire Station 4 within the next few weeks.  Two Greenville Firefighters traveled to the Pierce factory in Appleton, Wisconsin for the acceptance inspection.  The engine will travel to the dealer in Denton, Texas then to the Siddons-Martin shop in Cedar Hill so communication […]