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Chief Toni Washington

Meet the New President of Women in Fire!

After beginning her career in another Metro Atlanta Department and departing at the rank of Deputy Chief, Chief Washington joined the City of Decatur in January 2009 becoming both the first African American and first female to serve as the Fire Chief/Emergency Manager.

Chief Washington is only the fourth African American female fire chief in the nation’s history and is now the first African American to be President of Women In Fire.

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Chief Michael Thomas

Please join us in congratulating Interim Fire Chief Michael Thomas on his appointment to Fire Chief!  Read More

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