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Fire Chief - Roger Swint Chief Swint was born and raised in Jonesboro, just 4 miles south of the City of Morrow. He began serving as a volunteer firefighter with the City of Jonesboro in 1980 when he graduated from Jonesboro High School. He became an EMT in 1983 and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia in 1987. While at Jonesboro he achieved the rank of Lieutenant and then Captain. He continued his service as a volunteer and part time firefighter until 2005 when Jonesboro dissolved their fire department.

In 2004 he began his career with the City of Morrow where he was hired as a firefighter. In 2008 he was promoted to Captain which later became known as Battalion Chief. That same year he received his associates degree in fire science from West Georgia Technical College. In November 2016, he was appointed as Fire Chief. Prior to becoming fire chief, he and his family operated a successful retail business in Jonesboro. Since becoming chief he has turned the business over to his wife, Kathy and their two sons. In addition to their two sons they also have a daughter who lives in Chattanooga. He and Kathy reside in Jonesboro.

Deputy Chief of Operations - Jeff Moss Chief Moss began his fire service career in 1989 with Cobb County. He promoted through the ranks to Captain in the extinguishment division. Chief Moss joined Morrow Fire Department in 2012 as Training Captain where he did an outstanding job. He was promoted to Deputy Chief of Operations in August of 2018. He is a paramedic, Georgia Smoke Diver, Georgia Public Safety Training Center adjunct instructor, and Georgia State EMS instructor. He serves as chairman of the Pre Hospital Committee for the Georgia State Office of EMS and Trauma. He has earned an Associate's Degree in Fire Management, Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Management Leadership, and Master's Degree in Public Administration.

Chief Moss' father retired from the fire service as a Captain and his brother currently serves with the City of Atlanta Fire Department. Chief Moss lives in Dunwoody with his wife Laura and their three children. Matthew is 15, Bradley is 12, and Kaitlyn is 10. He volunteers as a scout leader and baseball coach in his local community.

Division Chief/Fire Marshal - Patrick Kelly Division Chief Patrick Kelly began his fire service career with the City of Morrow Fire Department in 2000. He became a firefighter and an EMT within the first year with the department. During his second year he finished his paramedic training and became a National Registry Paramedic which he maintains to this day. He has attended numerous classes at the Georgia Fire Academy and holds certifications as an instructor as well plans reviewer and inspector. Chief Kelly is a third generation firefighter and has chosen to follow in his grandfathers footsteps as a fire marshal.

Chief Kelly retired from military service in June of 2013 with 24 years of service where he served both as an infantry solider for 16 years and finished out his career as a combat medic, flight medic and finally as a medical operations NCO for the 48th Combat Brigade of the Georgia Army National Guard.

Division Chief/Training Office - James Fleming Division Chief James Fleming was born in Southeast Iowa. He relocated to Georgia in 1985 to serve in the United States Army. He began serving as a volunteer firefighter with the City of Fairburn in 1992 and in 1994 he became Volunteer Fire Chief. The volunteer department dissolved in 1998 and became Fulton County Fire Station 21.

Jim joined the Morrow Fire Department in 1994. He became an EMT that same year and a National Registry Paramedic in 1995. He left Morrow in 1998 to join the Fulton County Fire Department. While at Fulton he rose to the rank of Captain and was involved in many specialized teams. He became an adjunct instructor for the Fulton County Public Safety Training Center where he taught police and fire recruits. He is also an instructor for several disciplines of fire, medical, and hazardous materials. Jim was certified as a Tactical Paramedic in 2004, and a certified Police Officer in 2012.

He returned to Morrow Fire Department in 2006. He continued to work full time with both departments until his retirement from Fulton County in February of 2018. Jim served as shift Lieutenant with the Morrow Fire Department until his promotion to Division Chief of Training in November 2018. He received his Bachelor’s of Fire Science Degree from Waldorf College in 2014.

Jim lives in Fairburn with his wife Jackie. They have two sons who followed in his footsteps. Kevin, married to Lauren, is a Firefighter/EMT-Advanced for DeKalb County Fire Department. They have two beautiful daughters Sheyanne and Kinsley. Bradley is a Firefighter/Paramedic with City of Auburn, Alabama Fire Department.

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Morrow Fire Department
Chief Roger Swint
1500 Morrow Road
Morrow, GA 30260

Phone: 770-961-4008
Fax: 770-960-1631

Deputy Chief of Operations
Chief Jeff Moss
1500 Morrow Road
Morrow, GA 30260

Office: 678-902-0938
Cell: 770-851-0841

Fire Marshal's Office
Division Chief Patrick Kelly
1500 Morrow Road
Morrow, GA 30260

Office: 678-902-0934
Cell: 678-708-1397

Training Division
Division Chief James Fleming
Office: 678-902-0891
Cell: 404-583-2293

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