Greer City Council recently recognized its fire chief, Dorian Flowers, for successfully completing the Executive Fire Officer Program, offered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Fire Academy.
Police and Fire
The Glassy Mountain Fire Department (GMFD) recently placed its new 2016 Pierce Saber fire engine into service during a “push in” ceremony.
(Note: All information contained in the following was taken directly from the official incident reports filed by the Spartanburg Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in the court of law.)
The Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) and the Greer Police Department will host a drug take back day from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, to prevent pill abuse and theft by getting rid of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.
Glassy Mountain Fire Department (GMFD) fielded a team of four firefighters to compete in the First Responder Challenge of the American Lung Association's Fifth Annual Fight for Air Climb on Sept. 17 at the Landmark Building in Greenville.
(Note: All information contained in the following was taken directly from the official incident reports filed by the Spartanburg Sheriff’s Office or Greer Police Department. All suspects are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in the court of law.)
Assault on an officer
On Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, Michael A. Roberts of Greer was riding his bicycle on the side of North Hwy 25 when he entered into a lane of traffic and was struck by a tractor-trailer.
He was air lifted to Mission Hospital where he later died from his injuries.
A Lake Cunningham firefighter was killed in a motorcycle crash Monday morning, according to Greenville County Coroner Parks Evans.
Adam Cory Shaver, 28, passed away after striking a truck on Haywood Road near Halton Road.
A small group gathered at the Greer Fire Department to learn about what they do.
The City of Greer Fire Department started its first class on September 29 for the inaugural Citizens Fire Academy, a free eight-week course.
Pelham-Batesville Fire Department is once again teaming with Domino’s Pizza on Woodruff Road to spread the message of fire prevention.
The department will de- liver pizzas via a fire truck on Thursdays, Oct. 13 and 27, from 5-9 p.m.