Greenville Fire/Rescue renews accreditation

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -Greenville Fire/Rescue has renewed its accreditation status.

That means it is once again been recognized for being a top-performing department across the country.

The department says they were awarded accreditation for their great practices and self accountability while they provide residents, visitors and businesses with industry leading fire protection.

Brock Davenport with Greenville Fire/Rescue says, “We continue to make sure we have the right people in the right places, make sure we provide the right adequate coverage in the areas in the city that continue to grow. We are always looking for opportunities to add personnel where needed. It just gives a good road map to follow.”

Accreditation status is evaluated every five years and the department last earned the status in 2019.