The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department (AFRD) Mission
Atlanta Fire Rescue provides prompt quality services to our stakeholders that promote safety, security, enhances sustainability, and enriches the quality of life through professional development and dedication to service.
Administration of the Fire Chief
Airport Operations, Deputy Chief Joel G. Baker
Airport Operations mission is to provide unparalleled Fire Protection, EMS, and other Emergency Services to the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Community. The division’s infrastructure includes: 232 Fire Personnel (217 Sworn and 15 Civilian Personnel), 5 Fire Stations, 49 Front Line Response Vehicles (Aircraft and Structural), and 6 Auxiliary Response Vehicles. It is responsible for protecting the “World’s Busiest Airport” which host an average of 200,000 passengers per day.
Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief Wilmond Meadows
The Chief of Staff is responsible for coordinating department activities, programs, and projects among all divisions of labor. In addition, the division manages the AFRD Business and Fiscal Management Section, Assessment, and Planning Section, Office of Professional Standards (OPS), Public Information Office, Homeland Security, Recruitment, Member Services, Special Events Section, and the Chaplain's Office.
Field Operations, Deputy Chief Randall Slaughter
The Chief of Field Operations is responsible for responding to and mitigating disastrous incidents within the City from 30 fire stations. The agency handles an average 125 incidents per day including rescues, fires, hazardous materials calls, Emergency Medical Services alarms, and homeland security responses.
Technical Services, Deputy Chief Michael Simmons
Technical Servic es is responsible for Fire Code Enforcement, Fire Inspections, Fire Safety Education , and the Fire Investigations sections. This division includes the Fire Marshal's Office, Fire Prevention and Education, Training Academy, Communications and Information Technology, Human Resources, and administration and maintenance of all real property.Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 January 2015 14:54