Public Information Officer

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Division Overview

The Public Information Officer (PIO) provides dynamic, creative and comprehensive communications services to our internal and external customers. We are dedicated to providing valuable, accurate and timely information to our diverse community.

Public Information Officer

HelmetThe PIO serves as a valuable department communication link to both the community and the various media outlets. This position reports directly to the Fire Chief. Job responsibilities encompass activities in the creation, organization and distribution of information regarding department activities. Seasonal fire safety awareness and community emergency preparedness information are coordinated through this position.

During emergency incidents, the PIO serves as a liaison with the media. Using various mediums, situational reports are generated at the time a "working incident" is declared. Once on scene, the PIO works with the senior officer to develop a synopsis of the incident. Briefings are held on scene for the media and updates are communicated.

Services Provided

• Media Relations
• Speeches and Presentations
• Public Relations Services for Fire Department
• Special Projects
• Publication and Newsletter Production


Lt. MooreDennis Moore
Battalion Chief/Public Information Officer

Ph: (770) 515-7880
Fx: (770) 969-1717
Cell: (404) 886-5484