About SSFD

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Our mission is to provide the highest level of fire and emergency services to our citizens and visitors with highly trained, caring personnel. We strive to provide excellent customer service through response, education, prevention and professional services.


The Department began operations on December 29, 2006, and serves the community with 116 full-time personnel. The department serves the community with two ladder trucks, one tower ladder, one Battalion Command Vehicle, four Engines, one squad, one Brush Truck, a rescue boat, two reserve engines, one reserve ladder truck, a mobile Fire Safety House (for education), an ATV and a CERT trailer. The department operates out of five fire stations.

The City of Sandy Springs obtained a Class 2 rating for its fire suppression delivery from the Insurance Services Office (ISO), Inc. system. The Class 2 rating provides a substantial cost savings in insurance premiums for the nearly $4.7 billion in insurable property in the City of Sandy Springs.

2017 Annual Report


Fire Chief 

The Fire Department is under the direction of Chief Keith Sanders. 

Emergency Services

Learn about the various services the SSFD provides for the community.

Fire Stations

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Careers with SSFD

Ever consider a career with the Sandy Springs Fire Department department? Click here to view open positions.


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