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If you are the owner or occupant of the property in question, you may request a fire report by contacting the Office of Community Risk Reduction by phone at 404-612-8907. Be sure to have the date of the incident and the address on hand when you call.
In order to become a firefighter with the Fulton County Fire and Rescue Department:
For other employment details, including current job postings, you may visit our employment page.
The Fulton County Fire and Rescue Department cannot fill your swimming pool. However, this can be accomplished by using your garden hose or contacting your water department.
While both departments are in the County of Fulton, the Fulton County Fire and Rescue Department and the Atlanta Fire Department are not the same. The Fulton County Fire and Rescue responds to emergencies in the unincorporated areas of Fulton County. The Atlanta Fire Department responds to emergencies inside the City limits of Atlanta.
To find the closest fire station to your house, visit the station page.
The quickest way to determine the distance of the closest fire hydrant is to simply locate the nearest hydrant and then measure the distance when driving back to your home. An approximate measurement is acceptable.
In the Fulton Industrial District the rating is 3. All others areas in Unincorporated Fulton County are a 4.
Fulton County is 528.7 square miles and has a total population of 816,006 people. Unincorporated South Fulton County is 107.3 square miles and has a population of 121,000.
Outdoor burning is permitted between September 1st and April 30th. Burn permits are not required in Fulton County, however burning should be limited to leaves, sticks, or that which falls naturally from the trees. A garden hose should also be kept near the burn area.
Leaking fire hydrants in Unincorporated Fulton County should be reported to the Atlanta Watershed Department by phone at 404-658-7220 or 404-658-7221.
The Fulton County Fire and Rescue Department does not currently have a volunteer program.
There are many reasons that there could be no one at a fire station when you stop by. The firefighters may have responded to an emergency call, they may be conducting a building inspection, fire hydrant inspections, or may be participating in a training exercise at another location, just to name a few.
The Fulton County Fire and Rescue Department does not offer CPR classes to the public except through the CERT training program. However, you can contact the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association for this service.
We do not allow parties at fire stations because the supplies and heavy equipment housed at a fire station could potentially cause injury to a child and the activities of the day are so uncertain. You are, however, welcome to drop by your local fire station any time for a guided tour or to introduce your child to the firefighters on duty.
Yes. You can go to any Fulton County fire station and they will be glad to check your blood pressure free of charge.
Currently, the Fulton County Fire and Rescue Department is not certified to install car seats. You can contact the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness by phone at 404-730-1243 or you can visit their website for more information on this subject.
You should always move to the right…remember, “Move to the right for sirens and lights.”
Most often, the Fire Department will have a shorter response time than an ambulance, and since the engines are staffed with trained medical personnel, they can begin early care until the ambulance arrives on the scene.
Yes, you are required to dial 911 in order for the Fire Department to respond. It is important that the proper equipment and the closest unit are dispatched, and that the incident is recorded appropriately. You should never hesitate to dial 911 if you suspect that there may be a problem.
Residential fire extinguishers are typically not rechargeable unless you purchase the type that is commercially distributed. Should you have the typical multi-purpose residential extinguisher, it should be discarded after use.
For information about smoke alarms, you may call the Office of Community Risk Reduction at 404-612-8907.
An all purpose ABC extinguisher is the best for your home. These can be purchased at any local home improvement store.
The Fulton County Fire and Rescue Department does not provide or refill fire extinguishers. You can check the yellow pages or Internet for a company in your area that provides this service.
The City of South Fulton Municipal Court allows for court reset notice on all offenses. You need to call or appear in the Clerk's Office and request for a new court date.
You will need to appear in the Clerk’s Office during business hours and request a disposition.
Some citations require a court appearance whereas others do not. Contact the Clerk’s Office for additional information.
You can go to South Fulton Pay to obtain your citation amount or call the Clerk’s Office at 470-809-7400 within 7 business days from the day you received the citation.
You call can call your Probation Officer at 770-969-5400 or appear at:
5039 Union StreetUnion City, GA 30291
Complete the Public Defender application. Other options include, completing the application in the Clerk’s Office located at:
5440 Fulton Industrial Boulevard SW
Atlanta, GA 30336
You can also complete it during your court appearance, located at:
5060 Union StreetUnion City, GA 30291
The Sanitation Service Ordinance was passed on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Please view the Ordinance.
Cost of sanitation services will vary from vendor to vendor.
The following Vendors are approved to perform Waste Collection Services for residential areas in the city:
The following companies provide services to businesses and industries in all 7 districts within the city:
Yes, you can keep your current sanitation service provider only if they are on the qualified vendors list.
You must have sanitation services and will be able to select a vendor from the qualified vendor list.
Waste industries serve the entire City.
Residents must contract for sanitation services by the extended deadline of February 1, 2019.
Property owners/residents must have sanitation services provided from a vendor on the qualified vendor list. The Sanitation Ordinance does not provide exceptions to securing services with a sanitation vendor, including landfill operators, who is not under contract with the City.
Yes, vendors are mandated to offer both trash and recycling services.
No. The 5% infrastructure fee is charged to vendors. However, vendors may pass the cost to customers.
Purpose of Fee: The fee is to assist with managing the wear and tear on the roadways as a result of delivering waste collection services as well as to compensate vendors to provide sanitation services to uncovered residences.
What does this mean for residents? Solid Waste providers maintain the right to charge a fair, competitive market price. The City strongly encourages vendors to absorb the Infrastructure Maintenance fee; however, the decision to pass the fee to customers or to absorb is up to the vendor’s discretion. The City encourages citizens to contact their preferred vendor with concerns and preferences.
Recycling services will be provided by the vendors on the qualified vendor list.
City of South Fulton440 Fulton Industrial Boulevard SWAtlanta, GA 30336Phone: 470-552-4311