Contact Us:

1241 Helen Highway
Suite 100
Cleveland, Georgia 30528

Fire Services Office: 706-865-3855

Fax: 706-219-3084

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.

Battalion Chief Terry Sosebee
Captain Lon Gilbert
Captain Josh Taylor
Captain Robert Burke

Safety Tips:

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Spring Cleaning Safety
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Burn Permit Information

Changes to Georgia's burn permit law are going into effect July 1st, 2021. For more information visit the links below or visit

Georgia's New Burn Permit Fact Sheet

Georgia's New Burn Permit FAQs

What are the ISO ratings for White County?

Unincorporated areas of White County have an ISO rating of 4/4x

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.

Employment Opportunities

White County Fire Services utilizes Full-time, Part-time and Volunteer staff.

To check for current employment opportunities visit

White County Fire Stations