"I appreciate the opportunity to be a fire fighter for 20 years," Martin said.
Martin became a fire fighter in 1989.
"Scott has been an exemplary employee. Scott has made a profession of being a fire fighter," said Interim Fire Chief Michael Conner.
Martin is a certified National Professional Qualified Fire Fighter I and II, HazMat certified, a HazMat technician, a Georgia Mercy Medical Technician at the intermediate level.
In 2007, Martin earned a certificate of commendation for rescuing three victims from a house fire.
"Thank you for all the work that you give to the department and to me," Conner said.