The City of Greenwood, IN

Welcome to the website for the City of Greenwood!

The Greenwood Fire Department (GFD) consists of forty-three (43) full-time employees and eighty (80) part-time employees. GFD protects a 25-square-mile response area that has a permanent resident population of more than 50,000.

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The Greenwood Fire Department (GFD) consists of forty-three (43) full-time employees and eighty (80) part-time employees. GFD protects a 25-square-mile response area that has a permanent resident population of more than 50,000.

Greenwood has a daily visitor population of over 50,000 people due to the high retail occupancy concentration of the city, including Indiana’s second largest enclosed shopping mall. GFD provides fire, explosion, rescue, EMS and hazardous material response for the jurisdiction and assists regularly with five (5) primary mutual aid fire departments.

Mission Statement:

It is the mission of the Greenwood Fire Department – through fire suppression, emergency medical services, special operations, disaster preparedness, fire prevention, and community education – to preserve the life and property of all who live in and visit the City of Greenwood.

Vision:

Enhance service delivery through education, training, forward planning and physical fitness. Be prepared for the future growth of the City of Greenwood, and advance the customer service relationship with the citizens we serve. 

Values:

  • Honor -Be honest and fair in our discourse and exemplary in our deportment.
  • Integrity -Adherence to moral and ethical principles by our words and actions.
  • Pride -Take satisfaction in representing the Department and each other.
  • Courage -Stand in the face of fear or danger without hesitation.
  • Service -Be steadfast in meeting the needs of all who we serve.
  • UnityBe united in commitment of service to the public and to each other. 

 

155 E. Main St.
Greenwood, IN 46143
317.882.2599

Darin Hoggatt, Fire Chief
hoggattd@greenwood.in.gov    

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Fire Stations and Vehicles

View station locations and photos of the GFD fleet. 

Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division is responsible for training and maintaining the certification of the EMTs (Emergency Medical Technicians), Advanced EMTs, and Paramedics for the City of Greenwood. The division operates as an Advanced Life Support Non-Transport at the Paramedic level.

Fire Code Enforcement and Investigations
Fire Code Enforcement and Investigations

Fire Code Enforcement and Investigations

The Fire Code Enforcement and Investigation Division has two distinct, yet overlapping roles: (1) Enforcement of the Indiana Fire Code and the City of Greenwood Fire Ordinance for all new and existing businesses, industries and the continuously growing subdivision communities and (2) Investigation of the origin and cause of reported fires.

Special Operations
Special Operations

Special Operations

In addition to normal fire department operations, the Greenwood Fire Department also employs a Hazardous Materials Response Team and Water Rescue Team.

Training

The Training Division’s goal is to provide progressive, state-of-the-art training to 100+ firefighters, both full-time and part-time, on three (3) shifts at four (4) separate firehouses. Weekly shift trainings are coordinated in all areas of fire service and special operations response, keeping firefighters up-to-date on new techniques and familiar with existing industry standards.

Training Links:

Indiana Department of Homeland Security 
Indiana Fire Training
Indiana Fire Instructors Association
International Society of Fire Service Instructors
Fire Department Instructors Conference

Recruiting

The Greenwood Fire Department is currently accepting applications
for part-time firefighter/EMT. Applications may be picked up Monday through Friday during normal business hours. In order to be considered, you will need Firefighter I/II and EMT certifications at the time you turn in your application.

Part-Time Application

The Greenwood Fire Department is not accepting applications for the position of full-time firefighter/EMT at this time. Please check back for future opportunities.

Severe Weather
Severe Weather

Severe Weather

In the event the Severe Weather Sirens are activated, all citizens and guests of Greenwood should seek immediate shelter and stay tuned to local TV and radio broadcasts for a continual update of severe weather activity.

Severe Weather Policies and Procedures

Public Education and Outreach
Public Education and Outreach

Public Education and Outreach

The department visits all Greenwood Community Elementary Schools twice each year. Spring visits include our dual purpose Safety Trailer where grades K-2 receive fire safety training and grades 3-5 receive severe weather training. In the Fall, all children learn Stop, Drop, and Roll as well as many other fire safety facts.

By the time students reach middle school, they have received training directly from our firefighters 12 times.

GFD also offers station tours, field trips and a number of public safety education opportunities. To schedule a tour or field trip, or to learn more about GFD on-site safety sessions, please email the department or call 317.882.2599.

Honor Guard
Honor Guard

Honor Guard

The Greenwood Fire Department Honor Guard has presented colors for the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacers and several parades. The group has also participated in multiple national competitions and is proud to be FDIC National Champs in both 2009 and 2010.

In recent years, the Honor Guard has been participating in the National Fallen Firefighter Memorial Weekend at Arlington Cemetery.

Chaplain/Victim Assistance
Chaplain/Victim Assistance

Chaplain/Victim Assistance

The Chaplain and Victim Assistance Division assists victims and their families with immediate emotional care and access to available resources as a result of illness, injury, fire or disaster. The division also provides individual and group care to Fire and EMS personnel in an effort to maintain emotional integrity when a critical incident has occurred.

Request Services

Car Seat Installation

The Greenwood Fire Department is no longer a Permanent Fitting Station for car seats. If you need your car seat checked or have received a Project Love Voucher, please contact one of the locations below or click here to see a complete list of area child safety seat inspection sites.

  • Franciscan Health Indianapolis – 317.528.5774
  • White River Fire Dept. – 317.888.8337
  • Franklin Police Dept. – 317.736.3670
  • Franklin Fire Dept. – 317.736.3650
Fire Station Tours/Field Trips
Fire Station Tours/Field Trips

Fire Station Tours/Field Trips

Greenwood Fire Department offers station tours, field trips and a number of public safety education opportunities. To schedule a tour or field trip, or to learn more about GFD on-site safety sessions, please email the department or call 317.882.2599.

Smoke Detectors

The statistics provide all the proof you need: 3 out of 5 home fire deaths result from fires in properties without working smoke alarms…more than one-third (38 percent) of home fire deaths result from fires in which no smoke alarms are present…the risk of dying in a home fire is cut in half in homes with working smoke alarms.

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Greenwood Fire Foundation
Greenwood Fire Foundation

Greenwood Fire Foundation

"Secure Indiana" License Plate
"Secure Indiana" License Plate

"Secure Indiana" License Plate

Show Hoosier first responders your support and gratitude for their commitment to their fellow citizens. The next time you renew your vehicle's plate, ask for a "Secure Indiana" license plate. Click here to learn more.

Emergency Contact Form
Emergency Contact Form

Emergency Contact Form

Please let us know who from your business/organization should be contacted in case of an emergency.

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