The Remerton Fire Department is an all Volunteer Fire Department, with a full staff of 12 Volunteer Firefighters, and a Full Time Fire Chief. We have 2 Fire Engines, 1 Aerial Apparatus and 1 Command Vehicle. We respond to all emergency calls within the City of Remerton, providing Fire Prtoection, Emergency Medical Response and hazardous materials response.
Fire Operations Division
- Responds to all Emergency calls within the City of Remerton and surrounding areas
- Conducts Pre-Fire planning on business establishments within the City
- Conducts Fire Safety Education to our citizens
- Performs fire hydrant flow testing on all hydrants located within the City Limits
Fire Prevention Division
The Fire Prevention Division is responsible for conducting Life Safety Inspections for the City of Remerton. We offer pre-construction plan review, construction final inspections, fire code enforcement, handle citizen complaints in regards to fire safety hazards, and issues violation notices when appropriate. Each business is required to have a fire inspection conducted annually on their establishment. If you have a complaint about a business you may contact us Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at (229)247-2320. For after hours and weekends, please call the Non-Emergency dispatch line at (229)245-5270 and they will notify a Remerton Fire Inspector of the complaint.
The Fire Prevention division enforces applicable provisions of the Life Safety Code, International Building Code, International Fire Code and the City of Remerton Code of Ordinances.
We train EVERY Wednesday night from 7:00PM-10:00PM and 1 Saturday per month. Each member is required to obtain 240 hours of Recruit Training within the first year of joining. All members are a minimum of Firefighter 1 certified and Hazardous Materials Awareness Level or in the process of obtaining this course. Driver/Operator training course of 60 hours with 12 hours continued training per year.
Special Operations Division
Fire isn’t just powerful, it’s also unpredictable. The Special Operations Division is a team of specialist that assist the regular firefighters in unique or high critical situations.