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.
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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.
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.