South Greenville Fire Department celebrates 50th


A large crowd turned out Saturday for the South Greenville Fire Department fiftieth anniversary celebration. Three of the four former and present paid chiefs were in attendance along with some former paid and volunteer firefighters. The department was organized in 1965 with all volunteers and has grown to eight full time manned stations throughout the years. The department also has a full time paramedic staffed truck to serve the residents of the community in case of a medical emergency. (Photo by David Rogers)


South Greenville fire department held its fiftieth anniversary celebration Saturday. Three of four of the past and present paid chiefs were on hand for the event. They are (l-r) Larry Berg, Billy Campbell, and present Chief Ken Taylor. Gary Wood was not able to attend. (Photo by David Rogers)




Jim Darby
Jim Darby

Jim Darby of the South Greenville community speaks to the crowd Saturday during South Greenville Fire Department’s fiftieth anniversary celebration. Darby recollected when his father was a volunteer chief at Station Four at Ware Place. He shared some recollections, both serious and funny when he was a volunteer and his dad chief. (Photo by David Rogers)