Fire Department

 

About MPVFR

 

Mission Statement 

Mountain Park Volunteer Fire & Rescue (MPVFR) protects the lives and property of the City of Mountain Park residents and visitors by responding to fires, rescue incidents, and medical emergencies in a prompt, courteous, and professional manner.

Vision Statement 

MPVFR will strive for excellence and will work in harmony with one another as well as with government officials, primary service providers, mutual aid and automatic aid departments, and the residents we are dedicated to serving.

The Department began operations in 1978 and serves the community with a fully-volunteer staffing model.  The department partners with Roswell Fire Department and serves the community with first responders. The department operates out of one fire station.

 

Fire Station

  • Fire Station 20

 

Apparatus

  • One engine
  • One squad
  • One all-terrain vehicle

 

Fire Chief

The Fire Department is under the direction of Chief Craig Miceli. Chief Miceli joined MPVFR after working full-time in Sandy Springs from 2006-2019 and four years in Ohio. He has 22 years of experience in public safety, including: fire safety, EMS, and emergency management. He has a wealth of experience as an EMS training officer teaching Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS), Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Pediatric Education for Prehospital Providers (PEPP) and other courses. As an emergency preparedness manager, he coordinated disasters within an EOC during Hurricane Irma, and many snow/ice storms; he served as emergency preparedness manager for Atlanta Medical Center Downtown and South campuses during the emergence of Covid-19; he also brings 25 years of experience in IT management.

 

Volunteering with MPVFR

The City of Mountain Park is actively recruiting for Fire and EMS positions with MPVFR. We are looking for individuals currently Georgia-certified in fire, EMS, or both to join our ranks right away! 

We are primarily recruiting candidates who have experience and hold current Georgia certifications; however, we may accept applications from able-bodied individuals with a desire to donate their time to serve our community.

 

The minimum requirements are as follows:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have a valid Georgia driver’s license
  • Pass criminal background check and driver's history
  • Must live within 30 miles of the City to apply
  • Pass a physician medical assessment
  • Pass a station physical agility test
  • Pass a drug test
  • Must be able to commit to coming to training twice a month
  • Must be able to commit to staffing at least 48 hours per month

In exchange for donating your time, MPVFR offers:

  • Maintaining your certifications (For those who previously had a career in fire and/or EMS).
  • Enrolling you in the state of Georgia Firefighter pension fund
  • Opportunities to become a pump operator, officer, and/or instructor faster than career departments
  • Top-notch weekly training by certified instructors from former career departments
  • Certification courses (e.g., Firefighter, EMR) depend on instructor and enough candidates for a course

Joining MPVFR is a rewarding way to give back to the community. We look forward to you joining our team!

If you are interested in joining our team, please email:  recruiting [at] mpvfr.org In addition to first responders, MPVFR is looking for people with interest or experience in:  fundraising, event planning, 501c3 organizing, grant research, recruiting, uniforms and gear. .  In addition to first responders, MPVFR is looking for people with interest or experience in:  fundraising, event planning, 501c3 organizing, grant research, recruiting, uniforms and gear. 

Contact Information 

Fire, Medical Emergencies:  Call 911

For non-emergencies: 

Fulton County Non-Emergency – (404) 730-7911

Roswell Dispatch Non-Emergency – (770) 640-4100