[caption id="attachment_2482" align="aligncenter" width="551"] After a fire caused heavy damage to a home in the Springmont community in Lawrenceville, neighbors expressed a heightened sense of home safety awareness. On Saturday, January 24, Community Risk Reduction Educators along with members of our Citizen Fire Academy took the time to install smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms in homes that were lacking in those areas.[/caption] Visit the GCFES Facebook page for more photos!
[caption id="attachment_2452" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Firefighters from Station 12 attended Snellville’s Public Safety Night last night at the Snellville Towne Green. Emergency vehicles from multiple agencies were on display for the community. A special thanks to the Citizens Fire Academy Alumni Association for helping our personnel educate the public about citizen programs and fire safety.[/caption] Visit the GCFES Facebook page for more photos!
SeniorBSafe: Firefighters and Community Volunteers Make the Living Environment Safe For SeniorsBy Ron BakerJuly 16, 2018 The Gwinnett County Department of Fire and Emergency Services (GCFES) offers an array of fire and life safety programs aimed at keeping the community safe. The SeniorBSafe program uses fire service professionals and community volunteers to conduct home safety surveys in private dwellings where seniors live... Read the full article at Love Gwinnett
Gwinnett Welcomes 28 New Firefighter-Paramedics at Graduation Ceremony By Isabel Hughes Feb 8, 2018 “Dad, yeah dad!” several firefighter-paramedic recruits shouted from their seats as Burton Holloway made his way to the podium, a smile spreading across his face. Laughing, Holloway glanced up at his classmates, who, clad in white button-down shirts and black ties, occupied the first few rows of the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center’s auditorium... Read the full article at the Gwinnett Daily Post