Tag: Greenville Fire and Rescue

This image is from the archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society. At one time Greenville had one of the most modern fire departments in Texas.

Push-in Ceremony Scheduled

The celebration of the arrival of a new piece of apparatus has been a source of pride for regular and volunteer fire companies for more than 100 years. Greenville and Hunt County are not exceptions to this time-honored event. Greenville Fire Chief Jeremy Powell said, “During the late 19th Century, […]

Fire fighters are assisted by Greenville Fire Rehab to switch out breathable air tanks at structure fires. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Sunday Morning Fire

Both occupants escaped the burning dwelling at 3305 Wellington Street in Greenville without harm when a fire erupted in the attic of their home. Several witnesses confirmed the fact but it will be left up to the Greenville Fire Marshall to make that determination. The dwelling will most likely be […]

Farmersville Accident Report Released

Farmersville Accident Report Released

Police Chief Michael P. Sullivan with the Farmersville, Texas Police Department released the accident report referencing the Greenville Fire Department engine that crashed into the Dairy Queen in that city.  The report continues: A major accident occurred on 01/20/2016 at 11:31 a.m. at the Dairy Queen located at 201 East Audie […]

Greenville Fire Fighters in South Texas

Greenville Fire Fighters in South Texas

GREENVILLE—Greenville Fire-Rescue has sent one unit to Bastrop County as part of a regional strike force team to combat wildfires in the southern Texas area. Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) was activated just before 1 p.m., today, Thursday, October 15, 2015, to assists with large scale wild land […]