Fire Commander - Mike Vickers
Mike Vickers has been working with Marietta Fire Department since 1995. Since then, Vickers has made many accomplishments that have proven him to be an invaluable member to the department. In 1998, he joined the Technical Rescue program. He obtained NPQ certifications as both an instructor and evaluator within the technical rescue arena. As a member of the Georgia Search and Rescue (GSAR) team, Vickers was deployed to serve in the Hurricane Katrina Search and Rescue effort following the earthquake in Haiti.
In 2006, Vickers received the Distinguished Service Medal for his efforts following Katrina. He was also named Officer of the Year in 2010.
Vickers was promoted to Lieutenant in 2009. After his promotion, he was assigned to Station 52 and once again became a part of the technical rescue station, this time in a supervisory role. Vickers was promoted once again in 2012 to Station Commander and assigned to the Training Division. In this capacity, he oversees scheduling, implementation, and documentation of in-service training for all personnel.