East Point fire station to be named for first black female fire chief

  • Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Published: 03/11/2018 05:57 PM

The city of East Point will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the Chief Rosemary Roberts Cloud Fire Station & Safety Training Facility 10 a.m. Friday, March 16 at the location of its new facility at 2222 Ben Hill Road, according to a press release. On April 2, 2002, the city of East Point made history by naming Chief Cloud as its first black female fire chief in the city and in the United States. She was the fire chief in East Point for 12 years before retiring in 2015. Under her command, she convened teams of firefighters to create and implement public education and fire prevention programs.


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