We exist to provide superior fire, rescue, and emergency services to the citizens and visitors of Cobb County in a proficient, professional, and compassionate manner. We continuously promote life safety within the county by practicing prevention, planning, education, and training.
To be a professional organization leading the way in setting a standard of excellence.
- Unity through Diversity
- Over 700 sworn personnel
- Over 63,000 calls annually
- Covering 305 square miles
- Serving over 755,000 residents
- 29 Stations (13 Advanced Life Support Stations)
- 29 Engines
- 8 Aerial Ladder Trucks
- 9 Rescue Vehicles
- 2 Technical Rescue teams
- 2 Hazmat teams
- 1 MedOps Team
- 2 Boats for river/lake rescues
Chief Johnson has served more than 26 years at the fire department in which he has distinguished himself with his leadership and management skills. He is well-versed in the operations of the Fire Department having served in various roles throughout his career. During his employment with Cobb County, he has advanced through the ranks from Firefighter to his most recent appointment as Fire Chief in August 2020.
Johnson holds a bachelor's degree from Columbia Southern University in fire science. He is a University of Georgia, Carl Vinson Institute of Government EXCEL graduate. Additionally, he is a 2019 graduate of Leadership Cobb.