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Interim Fire Chief - Robert Brackett

Fire Marshall - Major David Halcome

Deputy Fire Marshall - Captain Sam Batten

Emergency Medical Services - Major Joel Turner

Training - Captain Jon Baker

Billing - Elaine Comer

Mission Statement:
To ensure the safety of the community by continually providing the highest quality of service through preparedness, education, and action.

4539 Jonesboro Road, Forest Park, Georgia

Business Phone: 404-608-2383

Fax: 404-608-2385

EMS Billing: 404-608-2384


Business Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Payment for ambulance transports should be made at Fire Station 1, 4539 Jonesboro Road, Monday through Friday 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Department of Fire and Emergency Services:

Phone 1:

Phone 2:


Department Vision:
The Forest Park Department of Fire and Emergency Services provides an all hazards approach to providing services to the citizens of Forest Park and its surrounding community. The dynamics of our ever-changing and diverse community present many challenges for the city and services provided.

The department is responsible for preparing for, responding to and mitigating incidents involving fires, emergency medical care, heavy rescue, vehicle extrication, confined spaces, building collapses, rope rescue, hazardous materials, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives. Coupled along with all these area of response are prevention efforts, safety education, citizen involvement and many other efforts to keeping our homeland safe.

Training continues to be the focus in preparing our response to handle these ever-changing disciplines. The department is proud to be noted as a very progressive agency that is continually on the leading edge of technology and innovation.

Current General Information:
Forest Park Fire and Emergency Services employes 72 employees. During 2011 Emergency Services answered approximately 4200 calls while maintaining an average of 4-5 minute response time.