The Greenville City Fire Department Training Division, under the guidance of the Chief of Training, coordinates and conducts all fire department training. In addition, the Greenville City Fire Department’s special operations teams also conducts advanced hazardous materials and technical rescue response training at this location.

The Fire Department training facility located at 688 Mauldin Rd was built in 1972 and named in honor of former Fire Chief J.E. Poole.

Along with company in-service training, the Training Division conducts annual proficiency and competency training to meet professional standards and federal regulations. Recruit firefighters are scheduled for a three-week skills review and department procedure orientation. In addition to basic firefighting skills, the recruits review operations level response in Hazmat and Rescue incidents.
Training Facility Community Usage

The Fire Department training facility is also made available to other emergency services agencies in the upstate that may not have their own training facility. View a map and driving directions to the facility.