You don’t have to be a firefighter to make a difference in the Gwinnett community. Put your passion for fire safety and education to work! Check out the many ways you can get involved.
A program designed specifically for our senior population to create a safer home environment through the implementation of education and technology to prevent fires and life-threatening injuries. Home Visits include the installation of smoke alarms, carbon dioxide detectors, motion lighting, and other materials to prevent falls and create a safer, more hospitable living situation.
Safe Kids Gwinnett
Safe Kids Gwinnett County is led by Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services, which provides dedicated and caring staff, operation support and other resources to assist in achieving our common goal: keeping your kids safe. Based on the needs of the community, this coalition implements evidence-based programs, such as car-seat checkups, safety workshops and sports clinics, that help parents and caregivers prevent childhood injuries.
Home Safety Surveys
Free smoke alarm installation provided for all Gwinnett County residents through a home visit. The survey involves conducting an interior and exterior check of the home to identify potential fire injury hazards.
American Heart Association-certified instructors provide overviews of CPR techniques, AED usage, and choking relief to raise awareness of cardiac-related emergencies and provide participants life-safety information. Classes are offered quarterly at Fire Headquarters.
Mobile Fire Safety House
Teaching how to "get low and go" by crawling under artificial smoke and out of the Mobile home. The lesson also includes how to make a home escape plan for the family.
Fire Extinguisher Training
One-hour training course discussing the proper steps for use of a fire extinguisher involving digital and/or live fire demonstrations.