Tag: City of Greenville Fire and Rescue

Greenville Fire and Rescue truck No. 5 has backed down an alley near the old Henson-Kickernick Building to help fight a fire that destroyed the remainder of the building. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Henson-Kickernick Building Burns

The good news is that there were no firefighters from Greenville Fire and Rescue or other persons injured or killed as they fought a fire that broke out in the old Henson-Kickernick Building near the corner of Henry and Wright Streets in Greenville Sunday morning.  Bill Salamon reports, “seeing flashing […]

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, […]