The City of East Point Fire Department, established in 1908, has evolved into a multifaceted and proactive community based organization committed to delivering the highest quality of comprehensive safety services. With an average response time of five minutes, we continually strive for excellence as we deliver the very best in fire and emergency services.
The City of East Point Fire Department responds to approximately 9,000 Fire and EMS calls annually from 3 strategically placed fire stations. In order to provide the highest level of Fire and EMS services for the residents of East Point, we hire and maintain a well trained workforce that exceeds both local and national standards for training and utilize state of the art equipment and resources geared toward reducing the number of fires and deaths caused by fire. FY17 Annual Report
Our mission is to prevent disastrous incidents from occurring and to minimize damage to life, property and the environment. The City of East Point spans approximately 13.5 square miles and has a population of nearly 35,000 residents. The City has a thriving commercial district in the Camp Creek Marketplace and a Downtown area made up of established restaurants and shops.
The East Point Fire Department has been innovative with their Homeland Security management and in creating public education programs that provide quality service delivery to the community in a cost effective manner.
Over the years, the Fire Service has grown to encompass a myriad of life threatening events. These often complex emergency situations demand specialized training, apparatus, and equipment. The East Point Fire Department takes an all-hazards approach to serving its citizens and is committed to providing specialized response in the following areas:
- Confined Space
- Emergency Medical Services
- Hazardous Materials
- Honor Guard
- Technical Rescue
- Vehicle Extrication