Harris County GA Fire Department

Find Harris County, Georgia fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.

Cataula Volunteer Fire Department 7120 Highway 315 Cataula GA 31804 706-653-7853

Flinthill Fire Department 173 Flint Hill Hwy Shiloh GA 31826 706-846-4514

Hamilton Fire Department 210 Walton Street Hamilton GA 31811 706-628-9177

Hopewell Community Volunteer Fire Department Hopewell Church Rd Pine Mountain GA 31822

Melody Lakes Volunteer Fire Department 924 Meloot Dr Waverly Hall GA 31831 706-582-3014

Northwest Harris Fire Department 330 Whitesville Street West Point GA 31833 706-663-8687

Pine Mountain Fire Department 301 Chipley Street Pine Mountain GA 31822 706-663-4155

Pine Mountain Valley VFD 95 Park Lane Pine Mountain Valley GA 31823 706-628-0028

About Harris County Fire Departments

Harris County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Harris County, GA community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Harris County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Harris County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Harris County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Harris County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Harris County

Harris County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Georgia are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Harris County. Harris County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Harris County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Harris County, GA

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Harris County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Harris County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Harris County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Harris County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Harris County and Georgia Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Harris County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Harris County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.