Organized in 1923, Greenwood protects a 50 square mile response area encompassing rural residential, commercial & light industrial properties as well as Route 13. Forty active volunteers in conjunction with paid EMS personnel provide Fire, Rescue & BLS level EMS protection answering an average of 775 alarms (175 Fire/600 EMS).

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FIREMATIC HISTORY

Tanker 78 - 1985 Freightliner Day Cab/2002 S & S 1250 gpm/8000 gal.

Carrying 6,000 gallons of water to meet legal limits for a vehicle of its’ size, it features a custom body with compartmentation and troughs above the rear mounted pump for 3” supply line, 5” LDH and even a 1-1/2” pre-connect (guess you never have to worry about running out of tank water with this rig!!).

Engine 78-2 - 1994 Pierce Lance 1500 gpm/1000 gal./45 gal. foam

Responding first due to vehicle, trash & chimney fires, it is equipped with Hurst extrication tools.

Special thanks to Chief David Haymond for arranging this visit & Past Chief Engineer Gordon Schrock for his assistance in positioning the apparatus and providing background information on the department’s operations.

Engine 78-4 - 2008 Pierce Velocity 1500 gpm/960 gal./40A/CAFS

Greenwood’s newest rig, it sports the Green/White paint scheme that was first introduced in 1970 with the purchase of an Oren engine. Seating eight, this rig is equipped with a 20kw hydraulic generator & Holmatro extrication tools.

Engine 78-3 - 2001 Kenworth 4x4/Pierce 1250 gpm/800 gal.

Assigned to respond to field & woods fires, it is equipped with 4WD as well as a 400 gpm “pony pump” plumbed to a remote controlled bumper turret. As with Greenwood’s other engines, it also carries  extrication tools. This rig features a mural on the tailboard compartment door of the firefighter’s “The Lord is my Shepherd” which is dedicated to the memory of Asst. Chief Arnold Blankenship who was lost in a LODD training accident in 2000. May his service & dedication never be forgotten.

Occupied in 1989, this six double bay station houses Greenwood’s entire apparatus fleet including a dedicated showroom for their antique 1924 Model T pumper.

Brush 78 - 1993 Chevy K3500 4x4 250 gpm/250 gal.

Equipped with a booster reel & pre-connect handline, this rig utilizes a “unyque” method of carrying forestry hose on handheld electric cord reels.