Caleb Palmer started out working in the construction industry where he worked for 3-years while taking college classes. In March of 2010, during his second semester of Fire Service classes, at the age of 20, Caleb joined GMFD as a volunteer and continued his education in the fire service.
In January of 2011 EMT/FFII Palmer joined the staff of Glassy Mountain Fire Department under the 9-5 SAFER Grant. Caleb was promoted to Engineer in 2015 and Captain in April of 2017 at which time he assumed the helm of C-Battalion. The Captain is a nationally registered Paramedic, ICC Fire Inspector, Fire Instructor, and Fire Officer 1. He has taken in excess of 35 classes thru the SC Fire Academy while extending his knowledge base in the fire service.
Captain Palmer is a volunteer with Tigerville Fire Department, works part time with Thorne Ambulance Service; while continuing his education in Greenville Tech’s Fire Service program. His interests include camping, reading, and physical training.