Glassy Mountain Fire Department to celebrate 30 years of service with open house Saturday

Published 8:00 am Wednesday, October 3, 2018

October is Fire Prevention Month, and the Glassy Mountain Fire Department is celebrating 30 years of service to the community by hosting a Fire Prevention Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at its headquarters, at 2015 Highway 11, Landrum. 

A special recognition ceremony honoring current and past employees, volunteers and commissioners will be held at 11:30 a.m. The event will take place rain or shine.

An abundance of activities and events are planned for all ages, including a free barbecue lunch, fire station tours and fire safety demonstrations/training, including “Stop the Bleed” training at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. and “Hands Only CPR” training at 10:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.  The Blood Connection also will hold a blood drive. 

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Those interested in learning more may visit or call 864-895-4306.

– Submitted by Sharyn Arnold