The Operations Division is responsible for delivering fire and emergency medical services to the community. The division has a total staff of 343 sworn personnel The City is divided into three (3) battalions with a minimum of 94 personnel on duty per shift. Personnel work a 24/48 work schedule. The division responds multiple units to the majority of approximately 57,000 emergency alarms annually. The division operates from fourteen (14) stations which house a total of thirteen (13) engines (pumper), six (6) quints (ladder trucks), two (2) service companies, eight (6) advanced life support ambulances, one dive rescue vehicle ,one Georgia Search and Rescue heavy rescue truck(GSAR) and six (6) private ambulances. The Operations Division is also responsible for overseeing the operation of the department's specialized rescue serves to include hazardous material emergency response, confined space rescue, trench rescue, and water rescue/recovery. The department was one of the first in the United States to place infrared imaging systems in service and currently has this technology on every Engine Company, Ladder Company and Service throughout the department. Additionally, each apparatus is equipped with an Automatic External Defibrillator and a full complement of First Responder Equipment.


Station Number Units Assigned

Station 1

E1, L1, M1, R1, B1

Station 2

M2, E2*

Station 3

E3, M3

Station 4

E4, L4, M4

Station 5

E5, M5

Station 6

E6, L6, M6*, S6

Station 7

E7, M7*

Station 8

E8, L8, B2, M2*

Station 9

E9, M9*, GSAR

Station 10

E10, L10, M10, M16*

Station 11

E11, S11, M11

Station 12

L12, B3

Station 14

E14

Station 15

E15

* Private Ambulances