8 resign from Greenville Twp. Fire Department

Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 @ 8:51 AM

The former chief of the Greenville Fire Department is citing internal disagreements as one of the reasons eight volunteer members of the department submitted their resignations Saturday.

Multiple volunteer firefighters and the volunteer assistant chief reportedly resigned from the Greenville Twp. Fire Department over the weekend.

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Eight volunteers submitted resignations Saturday and more could follow, according to The Early Bird.

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Matt Kolb, a Greenville Twp. trustee, told the media company that township residents are still covered if an emergency happens.

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He also denied that rumors that the township fire department was disbanding.

Greenville Twp. Emergency Services has more than 20 employees who are firefighter certified, according to The Early Bird. There are also 17 volunteer firefighters.

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News Center 7 is working to learn why the firefighters resigned. We have also reached out to the fire chief for comment.

This story will be updated once more information is available.