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Atlanta Fire Rescue has a number of initiatives and partnerships in place, all designed to further the goal of fire safety. These initiatives are designed to provide assistance and/or information to residents, seniors and children and youth. Questions can be directed to the point of contact listed or to Jacob Lessington @ 404-546-7088

Check out the fire prevention and health safety programs AFRD offers. To request a program/activity or event, fill out the form below.

General Residents

 an enhanced information system that allows pre-registered users to provide critical personal information to first responders when users call 911

 provides smoke detectors in every home in Atlanta free of charge

 trains citizens in emergency preparedness at no cost

: a hands-on, six-week course to inform and educate Atlanta residents about their fire department and its operations. For information or to register, contact Captain Teresa Hicks ( or Captain Irvin Reese (

: partners with prominent business and education figures in the community to increase catastrophic event preparedness in a one-day program

Business Fire Inspections


Thế giới cá: an initiative to identify seniors living in neglectful conditions, and linking them with the appropriate social service agencies that are prepared to meet their long-term needs

Children and Youth

 provides child safety seat educational services to parents and caregivers at 33 stations across the city; also provides child safety seats to low-income families

To Request a Fire Apparatus 

AFRD will provide fire apparatus for community events. Firefighters can provide blood pressure checks and "friendly firefighter" talks. To request an apparatus,visit the link below using Internet Explorer: 

To Request a Fire or Heath Safety Education Program

Thế giới cáThe Department's Community Affairs staff provides fire safety puppet shows, fire extinguisher training and programs for children and seniors. To request to have a Community Affairs team to come to your location to present a program, please visit the link below in Explorer:


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