The Covington Fire Department is a full-service public safety agency that offers fire, rescue and emergency services to residents and customers in the community. It is accredited by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). The fire department employs a staff of more than 45 full-time, state certified firefighters who serve a population of over 11,500 in an area of nearly 13 square miles. The Covington Fire Department provides fire protection, emergency medical first responder, haz-mat response, rescue operations, fire safety education, fire cause investigation and fire code inspections services. Located in Covington, Ga., it utilizes engines, rescue vans, ambulances, trucks and support vehicles.