Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services provides fire protection and emergency medical services for a population of almost 940,000 people with a force of 916 superbly trained men and women who are proactive and citizen-oriented. Responding to more than 78,000 calls annually, Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services operates 31 strategically placed fire stations that include 31 engine companies, 11 ladder trucks, and 29 advanced life-support medical units.
In addition to providing basic fire and emergency services, trained teams are in place for technical rescue, hazardous materials, and swiftwater rescue situations. The department’s own Fire Academy provides training that extends beyond state requirements, and all firefighters receive further emergency medical training throughout their career. All emergency response vehicles are staffed with EMTs and paramedics and carry essential medical equipment for advanced life support.
Gwinnett Fire and Emergency Services strongly supports efforts to prepare citizens for fire, medical emergencies, technological, and natural disasters. The Community Risk Reduction Section under the Fire Marshal reviews building plans to address potential fire issues and inspects fire protection systems in buildings. In addition, Gwinnett County’s community education programs offer many fire and life safety education programs at no cost to residents.
Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services' photo album