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Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services provides fire protection and emergency medical services for a  large population of 960,000people with a force of 952 superbly trained force of men and women who are proactive and citizen-oriented. In addition, the department has an ISO Rating of 2/2x and was recently  awarded with a prestigious Accreditation Agency status with the Commission of Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) 2017.  

Responding to more than 79,000 calls for help annually, the department operates 31 fire stations with 31 engine companies, 11 ladder trucks, and 29 ambulances.  All emergency response vehicles are staffed with EMTs and paramedics and carry essential medical equipment for advanced life support.  In addition to providing basic fire and emergency services, trained teams are in place for technical rescue, hazardous materials, and swift water rescue situations. The department’s Fire Academy provides training that exceeds state requirements, and all firefighters engage in continuing education throughout their careers.  The department strongly supports efforts to prepare citizens for fires, medical emergencies, and natural disasters. Our community education programs offer many fire and life safety education programs at no cost. The department also reviews building plans to address potential fire hazards and inspects fire protection systems in buildings.

Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services' photo album