In 1971, Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company was formed with the citizens in the area as well as the Shawnee Ruritan Club.
The station is staffed by volunteers and career personnel 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week.
The station's apparatus includes:
- 3 ALS (Advanced Life Support) ambulances
- A Fire Engine
- A 105' Ladder Truck/ pumper
- A brush truck for woods/ grass fires
- Frederick County Fire and Rescue Department's "ALS-2"