Incident Responses

Athens Fire and Rescue is now responding to an average of 160 calls per month. Over the last two years, the call volume has increased over 33%. This sizeable increase is just another indicator of the amount of growth Athens is experiencing. 

This page breaks down the last few years of responses, so you can see what we do each day to serve you!

 Among other non-emergent citizen assist calls, the calls for service vary from:

  • Emergency Medical Calls
  • Fire Suppression of Various Types
  • HAZMAT responses
  • Motor Vehicle Crashes

Response Type2022 Responses2020 Responses2019 Responses
Structure Fire303835
Vehicle Fire252026
Outside Fire (Brush, Grass, Dumpster etc.)483834
Emergency Medical615281279
Motor Vehicle Crash/Rescue
Technical / Special Rescue45 6
Non-Fire Emergencies373837
Gas Leaks (Natural or Propane)141611
Service Calls (Lift assists, PD assists, etc)404468347
No Services Needed263175166
False Alarms194144144
Severe Weather378
Citizen Complaints781
Total Responses