Change batteries in alarms this weekend
The Marietta Fire Department would like to remind residents to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when changing their clocks this weekend. On the second Sunday in March, clocks are set forward one hour at 2 a.m. local standard time, which becomes 3 a.m. local daylight time. Read more
Mayor Tumlin and the City Council proclaimed Valentine's Day, 2014, "We Love the Marietta Team Day."
Marietta Fire Department crews, along with other city departments and personnel, were recognized by the Mayor and Council recently for the skillful work done to protect the safety of our citizens and visitors in the wake of two recent severe winter weather events. Mayor Tumlin and the City Council proclaimed Valentine's Day, 2014 to be, "We Love the Marietta Team Day." Read more
Marietta Fire Department Experiences Loss of One of Their Own
It is with great sadness that the Marietta Fire Department announces the tragic loss of one of its own. Fire Fighter Engineer Lonnie Nutt succumbed to a medical issue he experienced and collapsed
during a call while rendering aid to an injured motorist. Read more
New program for the deaf and hard of hearing
The Marietta Fire Department is pleased to announce the rollout of our latest public safety program, Home Safety Inspection Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Our focus will be to educate individuals and their families on home protection devices such as smoke detection and fire suppression devices, such as home sprinklers, and on the importance of proper escape planning. Read more
Outdoor grilling and safety tips
With the weather warming up, it's time we break out the grills and start enjoying cooking in the outdoors. Though this is a time for fun and entertaining, we have to remember there are some serious consequences to unsafe grilling and outdoor cooking practices. Grilling Tips (PDF)
The Marietta Fire Department serves nearly 62,000 residents and approximately 7,300 businesses in 22.78 square miles. According to the 2000 census, the daily population increases to more than 97,000 when non-residents commute into the city of Marietta.
Fire personnel respond frequently to the highways that pass through Marietta. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, approximately 250,000 vehicles traveled daily on I-75 between I-575 and the South 120 Loop in 2005.
Four civilians and 131 uniformed personnel work at the Marietta Fire Department's six fire stations. View stations
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