Robertson named fire chief

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. — Greg Robertson has been named the new Travelers Rest fire chief, it was officially announced at Thursday's city council meeting. Robertson replaces Richard Johnson, who retired last December.

A Travelers Rest native, Robertson joined the Travelers Rest department as a firefighter in 1994. He graduated from Travelers Rest High School in 1982, a time when the school stood on the property where the recently completed Fire Station No. 1 now sits.

"I have enjoyed working my way up through the ranks overs the years, and I look forward to serving this great community for years to come," Robertson said in thanking council on his appointment.

Robertson, who is married with three children and three grandchildren, also serves on the North Greenville Fire District Board of Commission, a position he has held since 1996.


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