Greenville Township Emergency Services

Greenville Rescue started service on January 1, 1975 as an all-volunteer Emergency Medical Service. This service was initially located on the town square in downtown Greenville but quickly moved to a new home located on North Ohio Street.

In 1997, after 21 years as a non-profit corporation Greenville Rescue came under the authority of the Township of Greenville.

In May 2003, Greenville Township Rescue moved to their present building located at 1401 Sater Street Greenville, Ohio.

On January 1, 2008, the Greenville Township Fire Department was established to provide fire protection to the citizens living in the unincorporated areas Greenville Township. Additionally, the Department provides mutual aid support to those surrounding communities that, in time of need, may request such assistance.

On January 1, 2017 the Fire Division and the EMS Division were merged to form Greenville Township Emergency Services.

Greenville Township Emergency Services has a fleet of 3 Advanced Life Support Ambulances, 1 BLS Ambulance, 2 Engines, 1 Tanker, 1 Grass Truck, 1 Heavy Rescue Vehicle and 2 staff vehicles.

Emergency Services is staffed with a combination of Full Time, Part Time and Volunteer personnel.

Greenville Township Emergency Services answers approximately 3000 – 3500 calls for service annually.

In 2008 and 2018 the squad was awarded the prestigious Star of Life Award. This award is given to exceptional EMS personnel from around the State of Ohio.

Greenville Township Emergency Services host an Open Enrollment CPR class on the first Saturday of every month, unless it is a holiday weekend. No pre-registration is required.   Private or group CPR classes can be arranged through one of the instructors. Call (937) 548-9339 for more information.

Greenville Township Rescue is an Ohio Buckles Buckeyes (OBB) Car Seat Program Site. We have 4 Certified Car Seat Installation Technicians on staff. They are available to inspect and correctly install your child's safety seat. To have a car seat inspected or properly installed contact one of our technicians for an appointment. Call (937) 548-9339 for more information.

On November 3, 2023 Greenville Township Emergency Services became the 11th Safe Haven Baby Box location in the State of Ohio. The Baby Box is located at 1401 Sater St. Greenville Ohio. For more information on the Safe Haven Baby Box Program you can contact Safe Haven Baby Boxes at 888-742-2133 or on line at

As more and more runs are made every year, the dedicated members of Greenville Township Emergency Services will continue their education and training to be ready for the challenges of the future.


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Safely respond to fire and other emergencies within the community, to help its citizens deal with those emergencies, and, with regard to the safety of its members and the public, do all it can to limit loss of life, property, and the environment.

Dedicated to the protection of life and service to our community