Green River Star -

By David Martin

Former city fire chief dies


Glenn Hill, a former fire chief credited with bringing the Green River Fire Department up to date passed away last week at the age of 83.

“He evolved the fire department into what it is today,” current GRFD fire chief Mike Nomis said.

Hill started serving with the volunteer fire department in 1949 while still in high school. According to his 2010 Green River High School Hall of Fame induction biography, he was immediately excused from class when the fire whistle blew and allowed to fight fires. Graduating in 1951, Hill served in the U.S. Air Force until 1956, when he returned to Green R...

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