Gwinnett County Fire & Emergency Services provides emergency medical services and fire protection to a population of over 960,00 people with an authorized force of 1011 superbly trained men and women. The department holds an ISO rating of 2/2x and the prestigious Accreditation Agency status with the Commission of Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) since 2017.
Gwinnett County Fire & Emergency Services respond to over 84,000 requests for aide annually. The department delivers service to the Gwinnett community through 31 fire stations with 31 engine companies, 12 ladder trucks and 31 ambulances. All emergency response vehicles are staffed with EMT’s and paramedics. All response vehicles are equipped for advanced life support. The departments service delivery also includes specially trained personnel in technical rescue, hazardous materials, swift water, mass causality, and a bike medic team. The award-winning Training Academy provides superior training in all disciplines of emergency services. The department is actively engaged through the Community Risk Reduction Division in educating and preparing the public for fire, medical emergencies, and natural disasters. In other prevention measures, the department reviews building plans to address potential fire hazards and inspects fire protection systems in buildings.
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