[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!
Gwinnett County fire recognizes Citizen Fire Academy Alumni From staff reports Feb 8, 2020 On Tuesday night, Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services honored members of its Citizen Fire Academy, which logged approximately 4,000 volunteer hours helping prevent fires.... Read the full article at the Gwinnett Daily Post
[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!
Fire department, volunteers host smoke alarm ‘blitz’ By Isabel Hughes Mar 4, 2019 The Gwinnett County Department of Fire and Emergency Services is emphasizing the importance of smoke alarm and fire safety, and on Saturday the department teamed up with members of the Gwinnett Citizen Fire Academy Alumni Association to host a safety blitz... Read the full article at the Gwinnett Daily Post
Gwinnett Fire conducts Smoke Alarm and Fire Safety Blitz in Loganville by Sharon Swanepoel Feb.9, 2019 The Gwinnett County Department of Fire and Emergency Services teamed up with volunteers from the Gwinnett Citizen Fire Academy Alumni Association to have a “Smoke Alarm and Fire Safety Blitz.” The proactive efforts included going door-to-door to install free smoke alarms... Read the full article at MonroeLocal.org
Gwinnett Fire Department Accepting Applications for Citizen Fire Academy By Trevor McNaboe Jul 25, 2018 The Citizen Fire Academy is an eight-week volunteer program that allows citizens to learn about the fire and emergency services department. The academy is held each Thursday from Sept. 6 to Oct. 25 from 6:30-9 p.m... Read the full article at the Gwinnett Daily Post
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
Volunteers Install Smoke Alarms for Buford Residentsby Nate McCulloughApril 28, 2018 Community volunteers, the Gwinnett County Fire Department and the American Red Cross spent the day Saturday installing smoke alarms and educating residents at Countryside Village of Gwinnett Mobile Home Community on Horizon Parkway in Buford... Read the full article at the Gainesville Times
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