Fire Prevention & Life Safety

Outdoor Burning


If you choose to burn your leaves and yard debris, please follow these rules:
  • You must have a burn permit each and every time you want to burn
  • Burn permits expire at sundown
  • You can only burn natural, yard debris from your property
    *No household garbage, furniture, tires, plastics, glass, metals or construction materials.
Keep updated through Georgia Forestry or contact the local office at 754-6932.

Avoid Brush Fires


  • Make sure you have a garden hose ready, in case you need to put the fire out.
  • Never leave a fire burning unattended.
  • Keep your fire to a reasonable and manageable size.
  • Build your fire in a designated area, clear of hazards and debris.

Additional Information


Fully Extinguish a Camp Fire