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LT Bob Wright Promoted to Captain of B-Shift

Captain Wright grew up in Jonesboro and after graduating from Jonesboro High School in 1975, he joined the Army where he served as an Artillery Surveyor, Artillery Forward Observer and Calvary Scout. He has tours of duty in Germany, Korea and Saudi Arabia and is a veteran of Desert Shield and Desert Storm.  He retired from E Troop 108th Calvary Georgia Army Nation Guard in Griffin Georgia as Troop Senior Scout. Before beginning his career with the City of Morrow Fire Department in 1999, he worked five years in the City of Atlanta for a busy 911 Ambulance Service as a paramedic and shift supervisor. He was promoted to Sergeant (which later became Lieutenant) in 2005 and Captain in November 2018. On his time off Captain Wright works with military veterans and is Commander of the American Legion post 258 in Jonesboro. He has four children and six grandchildren.

LT Matt Rawlins Promoted to Captain of C-shift

Captain Rawlins began his career with the City of Morrow Fire Department in 2002 at the age of 22. He obtained his paramedic license in 2009, was promoted to ieutenant in 2016, completed his Associates degree in Fire Science in 2018 and was promoted to Captain in November 2018. He has been married since 2007 and has two children. His faith in God and family is what's most important to him. "I strive to be a great husband, father and public servant". Captain Rawlins and his family live in Pike County.

New Division Chief/Fire Marshal. Donald Harry takes his oath

The City of Morrow has a new Division Chief/Fire Marshal. Donald Harry, seen here being sworn in, with his wife Nancy holding the Bible, will fill the position after the retirement of Carl Demarco. Chief Harry was originally hired in 1980, and then after five years went to work for Fulton County Fire Department and in 1988 was rehired by Morrow Fire Department and worked for both departments until his retirement from Fulton County in 2016. Chief Harry held the position of Battalion Chief prior to his appointment to Division Chief/Fire Marshal. Chief Harry says he knows he has some big shoes to fill, talking about Chief Demarco, but he is looking forward to the challenge.

ISO Class 1 rating. ISO Achieved

The City of Morrow Fire Department is proud to announce the achievement of an ISO Class 1 rating. ISO, Insurance Services Office, measures a department’s readiness and response capabilities and is used by insurance companies to determine the price of property insurance; the rating scale goes from 10 to 1, with a 1 being the best possible score. There are currently about 45,000 fire departments in the U.S. and only 305 have a Class 1 rating. The City of Morrow Fire Department is 1 of only 21 Class 1 departments out of about 600 fire departments in the State of Georgia.

Fire Fighter of the Year

Lt. James Fleming was recently awarded Fire Fighter of the Year for the American Legion, State of Georgia. Lt. Fleming's passion for the job, his true caring for others and his extensive knowledge in both Fire and EMS are a true asset not only to the City of Morrow, but to the fire service as a whole. We can't think of a better recipient for this award, congratulations Jim! Pictured L-R, Division Chief/Fire Marshal Carl Demarco, Lieutenant James Fleming, Fire Chief Roger Swint, Lieutenant Bob Wright (Also American Legion Post Commander).

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

Email: rswint@cityofmorrow.com
Phone: 770-961-4008
Fax: 770-960-1631

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

Email: jmoss@cityofmorrow.com
Office: 678-902-0938
Cell: 770-851-0841

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

Email: pkelly@cityofmorrow.com
Office: 678-902-0934
Cell: 678-708-1397

Training Division
Division Chief James Fleming
Email: jfleming@cityofmorrow.com
Office: 678-902-0891
Cell: 404-583-2293

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