Gordon benefit BBQ sponsored by Glassy Mountain FD

Published 10:00 pm Monday, August 17, 2015

The Vanessa Gordon Benefit BBQ fundraiser sponsored by the Glassy Mountain Fire Department (GMFD) will be held Saturday, Aug. 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (until food runs out), at the Glassy Mountain Fire Department’s Headquarters. Vanessa Gordon, wife of River Falls Fire Chief Jason Gordon, was injured while on the scene of a motor vehicle accident.  She is recovering at home with her family.

To pre-order for pick up on Aug. 22, call 864-895-4306.  The Glassy Mountain Fire Department Headquarters is located at 2015 Highway 11, Landrum, S.C.

The Glassy Mountain Fire Department appreciates any donations for the Gordon family and its extended family at River Falls Fire Department.

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The Glassy Mountain Fire Service Area was established in 1987 for the purpose of organizing a volunteer fire department to provide fire/safety protection and a first response emergency unit within the community. The Glassy Mountain Fire Service Area covers nearly 52 square miles with a population of approximately 3,000 residents in the area known as “The Dark Corner” in northern Greenville County which stretches from the east at the Spartanburg County line on Highway 14 to the west of Highway 25 and begins in the south near Highway 414 to the North Carolina state line.  The District operates five fire stations–Glassy Mountain (Headquarters), Beaver Dam, Oak Grove, Dividing Water and Cliffs with approximately 50 career and volunteer firefighters and first responders.

– Submitted by Sharyn Arnold