"We Serve to Save": The History of the Mack Volunteer Fire Department to the Green Township Fire and EMS


The Mack Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1944 to provide emergency fire and medical services to the citizens of Green Township, Hamilton County, Ohio. Over the years, this department endured many challenges and changes, and today, under the name of Green Township Fire & EMS, remains one of the most progressive departments in Western Hamilton County. This book examines the growth and evolution of these two departments through their service to the community. It is a tribute to the men and women who dedicated their lives to keeping the citizens of Green Township safe.

Chapters include: Green Township’s Early History and Firefighting Efforts, Fulfilling a Dire Need in Green Township, A Stellar Reputation, Township Civil Service, and Green Township Fire & EMS in the 21st Century.

Five appendices, fifty-two photographs, a bibliography, and a full-name index add to the value of this work. Appendices include: List of Mack Volunteer Fire Department Members, Green Township Fire & EMS Members, MVFD Ladies Auxiliary, and MVFD Dispatchers; Mack Volunteer Fire Department Chiefs; Green Township Fire & EMS Chiefs; Mack Fire Incorporated Presidents; and Mack Volunteer Fire Department Rolling Stock, 1944 through 1983.

Joe Flickinger

2023, 5½x8½, paper, index, 158 pp.

ISBN: 9780788429804