Welcome to the Glassy Mountain Fire Department Web site. Please take a few moments to browse our pages. Within these pages you will see a sampling of the programs we offer in our mission to reduce the loss of life and property to our citizens and visitors. Glassy Mountain Fire Service Area is a Special Taxing District covering 52 square miles of northern Greenville County, SC; an area often known as “The Dark Corner”.
IT’S WHAT WE DO!
We Train….We Train….We Train….
Glassy Mountain Fire Department is proud to be one of the largest, and best trained Combination Departments in the Upstate. The agency consists of 11 Career Staff and and roughly 44 Volunteers. Of the approximately 55 Members, 30 are trained Firefighters, 16 EMT’s, 5 Paramedics, and 4 Emergency Medical Responders. Presently there are 2 Trainees, 6 Support Members and 9 Cadets. Training, Recruitment, and Continual Improvement are department priorities. During 2016 Volunteer Hours exceeded 16,000 hours, a value of $360,912.
WHY WE DO IT!
To Save Lives and Protect Property
WE TRAIN to learn the techniques and sharpen the skills that are needed, when our services are called upon,.
WE TRAIN to meet the expectations of our community, our friends, our neighbors by providing timely and effective services.
WE TRAIN to save the lives and protect the property of the residents within our district.
WE TRAIN to be the very best that we can be.
THE SERVICES WE PROVIDE:
Fire Suppression – Search and Rescue
Medical Response (Advanced EMT)
We are proud to announce that Glassy Mountain Fire Department has joined the short list of agencies authorized to operate at the AEMT and Paramedic level in Greenville County.
We Are Your Firefighters!
Fire and Life Safety Code Compliance
Volunteer — We Need Your Help NOW! Being a member of the Glassy Mountain Fire Department offers rewards few other things in life can match. Whether serving as a volunteer firefighter, rescue or emergency medical technician, cadet or support member, few opportunities can provide the sense of pride that comes from knowing you are making a difference in the lives of others, something we experience every day! I am your Firefighter!
TO A FALLEN FRIEND
CAPTAIN JACK L. CAPPS
by Retired Chief Bryan Riebe
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