South Fulton County Fire Rescue (Georgia)
Larry Few is a fire professional with an extensive background that spans over 36 years of experience in the fire service. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in management from Shorter University and an Associate Science degree in Fire Science Technology from DeKalb Community College.
Chief Few also holds the designation as a Chief Fire Officer and Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers, MIFireE designation from the Commission on Professional Credentialing.
As a senior fire executive and public safety officer, his experience includes a thorough knowledge of the office of the fire chief, fire & emergency medical service operations, special operations, fire administration and support services. Chief Few has served successfully as a chief officer in all areas of fire management prior to his appointment as fire chief of the Fulton County Fire Rescue Department in August of 2006. Chief Few is the international director of the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association Section.
As fire chief, he is recognized for his ability as an executive manager that promotes team-work with the ability to effectively plan, organize and implement activities in order to establish a cooperative and results oriented work environment. Chief Few was elected to the executive board of the Metropolitan Association of Fire Chiefs and also served as president of the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association in 2014-2015. Chief Few has served on a number of committees in the Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs (SEAFC) such as Resolution Committee. He is presently the chair of the trustee board and president of the United Methodist Men of the East Point First Mallalieu United Methodist Church.
Chief Few is married to his beautiful wife, Mazie for 41 years and is the proud father of two sons, Nicholas and Bryan.