The fire department shall have as its objectives:
To prevent uncontrolled fire from starting.
- To prevent the loss of life and property.
- To confine fires to the place of origin.
- To extinguish uncontrolled fires.
- To prevent loss of life from asphyxiation.
- To perform such rescue work as its equipment and/or the training of its personnel makes practicable.
The city of Athens Fire Department can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (423) 744-2762.