Fire Department

General Information

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Fire Department

The Airport Fire Department opened in October 1962 as part of what was then called the Greenville-Spartanburg Jetport. The station opened with one paid firefighter, several volunteers and one pumper/crash truck. 

Current staffing includes:

  • 23 Certified Aircraft and Rescue Fire Fighters (ARFF)
  • 18 of the 23 are also Emergency Medical Technicians

Current equipment includes:

  • 3 Aircraft ARFF Trucks
  • 1 Quick Response ARFF Truck
  • 1 Custom Pumper
  • 1 Heavy Rescue Service Truck
  • 1 Brush Truck
  • 1 Command Vehicle

In addition to providing fire protection to the flying public, we also provide fire protection to more than five square miles of airport property, this includes all commercial structures, several major highways and some wildland areas. The Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Fire Department provides the following services:

  • Licensed EMS First Response Provider
  • Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting
  • Structural Firefighting
  • Haz-Mat First Response
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Auto Extrication
  • Fire Safety Inspections

The GSP International Airport Fire Department has an Index “C” Rating issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The department also holds a Class 2 ISO Rating.

Fire Department Contact Information:

  • Emergency Dial (911) or 864.848.6246
  • Fire Department Information 864.848.6216
  • Fax 864.848.6259
  • Fire Chief: Tony Lohrman 864.848.6265
  • Training/Inspection Officer: Mike Seigler 864.848.6213
  • Captain's Office 864.848.6214