Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention Division

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Safety and Education Programs: The Fire Prevention Division of the Athens Fire Department plays a crucial role in ensuring the future of fire safety. From our fire prevention program in our school systems to senior education, our department prides itself in reaching all demographics of the friendly city!

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Qualified Educators!
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The AFD prides itself in having qualified Fire & Life Safety Educators amongst its ranks to ensure that safety is taught effectively and efficiently to the public!

Friendly City Fire Inspectors!
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The Fire Prevention Team enforces all the state and local codes involving fire safety and prevention, reviews all plans for construction of all commercial dwellings, annual inspection of public facilities, inspection of new underground and above ground tanks and monitors any public event involving fireworks.

The Athens Fire Department, in an effort to better educate the public about fire safety, presents fire safety programs to any group wishing to better their knowledge. These programs are available to schools, industries, and civic groups.

To schedule a fire safety program or an inspection, call the Athens Fire Department Headquarters at (423) 744-2789.