Henry County Fire Department
The mission of the Henry County Fire Department is to provide safe, professional service through education, prevention, emergency services, and community relations.
About Our Department
The Henry County Fire Department serves one of the fastest growing counties in Nation. Henry County is the home of the Atlanta Motor Speedway, renowned golf courses, and prestigious shopping facilities that are easily accessible along seven exits of I-75 and continues to attract new residents. With a population now over 200,000 people and nearly triple of what it was just 15 years ago, an area of 321 square miles welcoming over 100,000 visitors daily, and a 28 mile stretch of Interstate I-75, the fire department force of 282 superbly trained professional men and women, strives to deliver the most comprehensive emergency services to the citizens and visitors of Henry County.
Responding to over 22,000 emergency calls annually, the fire department operates thirteen strategically placed fire stations, thirteen engine companies, three ladder trucks, nine advanced life-support medical units, and two heavy rescue units. Highly trained technical rescue teams are in place for hazardous materials, heavy rescue, and swift water rescue situations. All emergency apparatus are staffed with Emergency Medical Technicians and/or Paramedics, and equipped with basic or advanced life support medical equipment.
Our in house Training Academy provides fire and EMS training at levels that exceed state requirements. The EMS division of the Training Academy also holds paramedic classes for personnel who desire to further their medical training.
In addition to providing fire suppression, hazardous materials mitigation and emergency medical (advanced life support) services, Henry County Fire Department provides a number of other services related to protecting the lives and property of its citizens. The prevention of fire before it starts is of paramount importance in effectively protecting life and property. Public education, annual inspections of businesses and ensuring strict code compliance on existing and newly constructed buildings are all methods utilized by Henry County Fire Department to reduce fire incidents.