Monthly Archives: August 2016

Meet your City of Decatur Firefighters #2, Captain Chet Walker

I was born in Akron, Ohio; but I was raised in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. During my last years of high school (1988) my mother relocated to DeKalb County Georgia. I graduated from Redan High School in Stone Mountain Georgia and … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts Visit Decatur Fire and Rescue

Girl Scouts came to learn about first aid and CPR to work on their first aid badge. In order to receive the badge they had to learn how to put together a first aid kit.  Additionally, they were assigned to … Continue reading

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Are You Interested in Joining the Fire CAPS Team?

This Thursday, August 25th, will be an important date for those who would like to volunteer and be a vital part of our community.  The Citizens Assisting Public Safety will have a meeting at 7pm at Station One to discuss … Continue reading

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A Shout Out for School Safety!

“This morning, August 12th, 2016, Winnona Park Elementary practiced its first fire drill. Principal Greg Wiseman had the alarm pulled at 8:15a.m. The elementary school teachers and children were exemplary in their evacuation of the school. The students and their … Continue reading

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Decatur Fire and Rescue Receives New Trauma Bags Through Grant

The City of Decatur Fire/Rescue Department received a grant from the The Georgia Trauma Commission for eight triage packs. The packs have several items for a mass casualty scenario. The packs will be utilized by first responders in the event … Continue reading

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Decatur Fire and Police Work Together: Tactical Kits and Safe Needle Disposal

The City of Decatur Fire Department is excited to be working so closely with the police department through cross training. Sergeant Christensen from Fire and Sergeant Bellis from the Police Department met to discuss the new tactical medical kits the … Continue reading

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