Atlanta Fire Rescue Department
|Atlanta Fire Rescue Department (AFRD)|
|State||Georgia (U.S. state)|
|Fire chief||Interim Fire Chief Joel Baker|
|EMS level||ALS & BLS|
|Facilities and equipment|
The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department (AFRD) provides fire protection and first responder emergency medical services to the city of Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department was founded in 1882 and protects an area of approximately 132 square miles. In 2012, the department responded to 96,890 emergency calls.
The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department currently operates out of 34 Fire Stations, located throughout the city of Atlanta, organized into 7 Battalions, including an Airport Battalion commanding 4 Fire Stations that serve the Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.
Staffing: Atlanta Firefighters work 24 hours on (7am until 7am the next morning) and 48 hours off continously.
- BLS Engine Companys consists of a Driver, Officer, and (2) EMT-A/Firefighters.
- ALS Engines Companys consists of a Driver, Officer and (2) Paramedic/Firefighters.
- Truck Companys consists of a Driver (2 Drivers for tiller trucks), Officer, and (2) firefighters.
- Battlions consists of a Chief's Aide and a Battalion Chief.
- Squads consist of a Driver, Captain, Lieutenant and (5) Hazmat-Tech/Rescue-Tech/Firefighters.
- QIC units consist of an EMT-A and a Paramedic.
- EMS Supervisor units consist of a Paramedic Captain.
- ARFF Strikers consist of a Driver and a Officer.
- ARFF Medic Ambulances consist of (2) Paramedics.
Fire Station Locations and Apparatus
(*) ALS Unit.
|Engine Company||Truck Company||Special Unit||Chief||Battalion||Address|
|Engine 1*||Truck 1||Decon. Unit 1, Air Unit 7, Air Shuttle Unit||Division 1||3||71 Elliott St. S.W.|
|Engine 2*||Truck 2||Decon. Unit 2, Air Bag Unit 2||1||1568 Jonesboro Rd. S.E.|
|Engine 3||Mobile Command Unit||6||721 Phipps Blvd.|
|Engine 5*||G.S.A.R. Unit 61||Battalion 4||4||2825 Campbellton Rd. S.W.|
|Engine 6||Squad 4, Q.I.C. Unit 6*, T.S.U. 1||5||309 Edgewood Ave. S.E.|
|Engine 8||Battalion 2||2||1711 Marietta Blvd. N.W.|
|Engine 9*||2||3501 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. S.W.|
|Engine 10||Truck 10||Antique Light Truck||Battalion 5||5||447 Boulevard S.E.|
|Engine 11||Truck 11||Mini-Pumper 11, A.T.V. 11, Swift Water Unit||3||165 16th St. N.W.|
|Engine 12||Truck 12||5||1288 Dekalb Ave. N.E.|
|Engine 13*||Mass Decontamination Unit||5||431 Flat Shoals Ave. S.E.|
|Engine 14||Truck 14||1||1203 Lee St. S.W.|
|Engine 15*||Truck 15||Battalion 3||3||170 10th St. N.E.|
|Engine 16*||Truck 16||Q.I.C. Unit 16*||2||1048 Joseph E. Boone Blvd.|
|Engine 17*||EMS 2*, Q.I.C. Unit 17*||4||1489 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd.|
|Engine 18||5||2007 Oakview Rd. S.E.|
|Engine 19||3||1063 N. Highland Ave. N.E.|
|Engine 20||1||590 Manford Rd. S.W.|
|Engine 21*||Truck 21||Air Bag Unit 21, G.S.A.R. Unit 6||Battalion 6||6||3201 Roswell Rd. N.E.|
|Engine 22||2||817 Hollywood Rd. N.W.|
|Engine 23*||EMS 1*, Mini-Pumper 23||3||1545 Howell Mill Rd. N.W.|
|Engine 24 (ARFF)||Truck 47||ARFF 1, ARFF 2, Squad 24, Mini-Pumper 51||7||3300 N. Inner Loop Cir., Airport|
|Engine 25||Truck 25||4||2349 Benjamin E. Mays Dr. S.W.|
|Engine 26*||Truck 26||6||2970 Howell Mill Rd. N.W.|
|Engine 27||Hose Tender 27||6||4260 Northside Dr. N.W.|
|Engine 28||Foam 28, Reserve Foam Unit||2||1931 Hollywood Rd. N.W.|
|Engine 29||Truck 29||6||2167 Monroe Dr. N.E.|
|Engine 30*||Battalion 1||1||10 Cleveland Ave. S.W.|
|Engine 31||Truck 31||4||2406 Fairburn Rd. S.W.|
|Engine 32 (ARFF)||Med. Unit 1, ARFF, ARFF||7||8500 N. Terminal Rd., Airport|
|Engine 33 (ARFF)||Truck 43 (ARFF Quint)||ARFF 5, ARFF 6, EMS 3*||7||1401 S. Loop Rd., Airport|
|Engine 34||Mobile Ambulance Bus 1||1||3671 Southside Industrial Pkwy.|
|Engine 35 (ARFF)||Med. Unit 2, ARFF 7, ARFF 8, ARFF Reserve||Battalion 7||7||2150 Central Cargo Cir., Airport|
|Engine 38*||Truck 38||2||2911 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy. N.W.|
|Engine 40 (ARFF)||Truck 41 (ARFF Quint)||Med 3, ARFF 3, ARFF 4, Squad 47, Stair Unit 48||7||4600 ASR Rd., Airport|
- Sherman's March to the Sea (Atlanta Campaign of American Civil War, 1864)
- Kimball House (hotel, 1883)
- Markham House (hotel, 1896)
- Great Atlanta fire of 1917 (several city blocks)
- Winecoff Hotel 1946 (119 people killed, deadliest hotel fire in U.S. history) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winecoff_Hotel
- Loew's Grand (historic theatre premiered Gone With the Wind in 1939 [which depicted 1864 burning of Atlanta], burned 1978)
- Peachtree 25th (high-rise, 1989)
- Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Fire (Home of Atlanta Braves 1993)
- Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills (loft conversion, 1999, firefighter rescued crane operator via helicopter)
- "City of Atlanta, GA : Field Operations". Atlantaga.gov. 2012-05-23. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
- "City of Atlanta, GA : Fire Station & NPU Locations". Atlantaga.gov. Retrieved 2012-06-24.
- "Fire Station and NPU Locations". Retrieved 2012-06-24.
Neighborhoods of South Atlanta: http://www.citysouthfultonnow.org/#!why-incorporate-/c3zd