Fire Department

The Habersham County Fire Department is dedicated to the education, life-safety and protection for all Habersham County residents and visitors.

The Habersham County Fire Department is a 9-station combination department with 21 full-time paid personnel and about 50 volunteers covering 283 square miles of rural and urban mountain land.

Habersham County's full-time firefighters stay up to date with regular training and are  required to maintain a minimum of 240 training hours per year.The role of the firefighter today is one of the most diverse and challenging professions in the world. Habersham County firefighters are trained to extinguish fires, provide emergency medical care, respond to hazardous materials accidents and to take the lead in the wake of natural disasters. 

The county's current ISO rating ranges from 5 to 10, depending on promiximity to the nearest station and fire hydrant.

Currently, we hold an Automatic Aid Agreement with the City of Baldwin, City of Clarkesville, City of Demorest, Town of Tallulah Falls, Banks County, and White County.