To Contact Us
1241 Helen Highway
Cleveland, Georgia 30528
Public Safety Office: 706-865-9500
Fire Services Office: 706-865-3855
Animal Control Office: 706-219-2689
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.
Headquarters Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00AM to 5:00PM
1241 Helen Highway
Cleveland, GA 30528
Click Link for additional Info:Severe Weather and Natural Disasters
Spring Cleaning Safety
Backyard Fire Pit Safety
Power Lawnmower Safety
Home Heating Safety
Cold Weather Safety
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
How many members are there in the White County Fire Department?
At present, we have 42 volunteers, 13 full time staff firefighters.
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.
Is there a program for those under 18 years of age?
Yes, the City fire departments have an Explorer program. Contact the city departments directly for more information.
Can I perform community service for the fire department?
No, but you can contact the White County Board of Commissioners at 706-865-2235 and they can refer you to a different department that does.
Does the Fire Department fill up swimming pools?
Sorry, but, no
Map to Public Safety Facilities
City of Helen
120 Unicoi Street, Helen GA 30571
Fire Station 2
7494 Duncan Bridge Rd., Cleveland GA 30528
Fire Station 3
33 Garland Bristol Road, Sautee GA 30571
Fire Station 4
1650 Westmoreland Road, Cleveland GA 30528
Fire Station 5
380 Shoal Creek Church Road, Cleveland GA 30528
Fire Station 6
6449 Highway 129 North, Cleveland GA 30528
Fire Station 7
4149 Highway 356, Sautee GA 30571
Fire Station City of Cleveland
85 South Main Street, Cleveland GA 30528