FIRE DIVISION CHIEF

NORMAN ALEXANDER

Contact Us:

1241 Helen Highway
Suite 100
Cleveland, Georgia 30528

Fire Services Office: 706-865-3855

EMA Office: 706-865-9500
Fax: 706-219-3084
Animal Control Office: 706-219-2689
EMS Office: 706-865-7475
911 Non Emergency: 706-865-0911

Fire Services

The primary mission of the White County Fire Services shall be to provide to the Community: 1) the best possible fire protection and emergency response services for the sick and injured, 2) education of the public to the hazards and dangers of fire, 3) assistance to improving the control of and elimination of fire hazards.

The White County Fire Services is dedicated to the safety, health and well being of the entire Community; committed to maintaining the highest professional standards in order to provide services necessary to protect all citizens from loss of life and/or property regardless of Race, Creed, Age, Religion, Handicap, or Nationality.



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How do I obtain a burn permit?

Contact the Georgia Forestry Commission at 877-652-2876

How do I know if it’s okay to burn?

The automated system will advise you at the time of applying

What are the ISO ratings for White County?

Excluding City limits, you could be a 7, 9, or 10.

What is the ISO rating for my home?

Excluding City limits, you could be a 4, 4Y or 10

What is the ISO for the City of Cleveland?

City of Cleveland ISO is 5. Contact them at 706-865-0617 for further information.

How do I become a member?

Our application is located under the HR tab on the county website. Once completed, bring it to the Board of Commissioner’s Administration building located at 1235 Helen Hwy (behind the Senior Center).

Can anyone join?

Men and women 18 years old and older are welcome to submit an application. All applicants are subject to a background check and you must be capable of strenuous physical work.

Does the Fire Department fill up swimming pools?

Sorry, but, no


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