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The Greenville City Fire Department (GCFD) provides fire, rescue, medical first responder and hazardous materials response services. GCFD personnel operate from six strategically located fire stations to provide emergency response services 24 hours a day. With a total of 132 firefighters, GCFD consists of three platoons, which staff six engine companies, two quint/ladder companies, two medium duty rescue companies, one HAZMAT response unit and two battalion-level command units. GCFD personnel also conduct code inspections, plan reviews and permit inspections to assist in the reduction and prevention of fires.

The men and women of the Greenville City Fire Department are committed to fulfilling our modern day mission and to continually improving our ability to make the City of Greenville as safe as possible for its citizens.

Our Mission: To protect and serve the City of Greenville and reduce risk through courage, commitment, compassion, and education.


206 S. Main Street
2nd Floor
Greenville, SC 29601
Telephone: 864-467-4445

Stephen Kovalcik
Fire Chief

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