The Greenville Fire Department is the largest fire department in the Mississippi Delta. We are an eighty-nine man department with eight fire stations throughout the city. We respond to approximately 1,200 calls per year.
The Greenville Fire Department has a long history, with the first paid department being established January 1, 1904, consisting of a Chief, one Assistant Chief and eleven Firemen. Throughout the years, the department has continued to grow and make improvements. Our current staff consist of one Fire Chief, three Assistant Chiefs, one Fire Marshal, one Assistant Fire Marshal, one Fire Investigator, one training Coordinator, one Public Relations Officer and one Administrative Assistant. We have twenty-nine Company Officers, twenty-four Engineers, and twenty-six Firefighters divided between three shifts who work 24 hours and 48 hours off. The Greenville Fire Department strives to provide the best service possible to all citizens throughout the city, whether it is fire suppression, fire inspections, and public safety, along with community service.
Visit the Old No. 1 Firehouse Museum located in downtown Greenville.
Rent the Old No. 1 Firehouse Museum!
Call Bridget Winters (662) 378-1650 to book your next birthday party, reunion, or family event at the firehouse! Rental rates: $35 per event. A $25 deposit is required upfront for a reservation.
Our fire stations are all named after firefighters who made a significant impact on the fire service during their time on the department. The eight fire station we currently operate are at the following locations:
Known as Headquarters, is named for former Fire Chief A. Z. Lokey, and is located at 532 Central Avenue.
Is named for O. L. Banks and is located at 623 East Union Street.
Ruben Brown, Sr.
Assistant Fire Marshal
Public Relations Officer
Assistant Chief A Shift
Assistant Chief B Shift
Assistant Chief C Shift