For information about employment with the Union City Fire Department, contact the Union City Fire Training Division at 5061 Union Street, call (770) 515-7879, or click on the website link, Administration, under the Fire Department section of the City’s website.
Can I get my blood pressure checked at the Fire Department?
Yes, you can have your blood pressure checked at any Union City Fire Station between the hours of 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM.
How can I schedule a tour of a fire station, fire truck, or have a firefighter at my function?
Call Assistant Fire Chief Joe Maddox at (770) 515-7879 at least three weeks in advance of your event.
Questions about certifications (Firefighter/EMS).
For questions regarding firefighter certification contact:
Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training
For questions regarding EMS certification contact:
Georgia Office of EMS
I have a question regarding fire codes; who should I contact?
The Fire Marshal Division will be able to assist with any questions regarding Fire Codes in the City of Union City. Contact the Fire Headquarters at (770) 515-7880, Larry Knowles at (770) 515-7958 or Assistant Fire Chief Joe Maddox at (770) 515-7879.
Do you provide smoke detectors to residents?
Yes, if you live within the City limits, we will provide smoke detectors for your home at no cost to you. You may call (770) 515-7958 and we will bring one to you. These smoke detectors are made available only to residents of Union City on a need basis.
How often are fire hydrants checked?
Every fire hydrant in the City of Union City is checked and tested twice per year.
How often are businesses inspected in the City?
Every business in the City of Union City is inspected annually.
When should I change the battery in my smoke detector?
It is recommended that you change your batteries every six months. A good rule of thumb is to change the batteries when time changes. For more smoke detector information, visit the website link, Fire Safety & Prevention, under the Fire Department section of the City’s website.
How can I find out the ISO rating for the City?
To find out any information on ISO ratings for the City of Union City, contact Fire Administration at (770) 515-7878 or click on the website link, Administration, under the Fire Department section of the City’s website.
How can I file a complaint?
All complaints must be filed in writing to the attention of the Fire Chief Administrative Offices located at 5061 Union Street, Union City, GA 30291.
Are there any other rules I need to know when burning?
All fires must be in an area no bigger than 6’x6’. You must have a water hose that reaches the fire area. All fires must be extinguished by nightfall. You cannot use any accelerants (gasoline, diesel, kerosene, etc.).
What am I allowed to burn with a burning permit?
You may burn any natural vegetation that falls naturally (limbs, leaves, pine straw, etc.). You may not cut down trees to burn them.
How can I obtain a burning permit?
Contact the Union City Fire Department at (770) 515-7958.
How do I report someone burning illegally?
You may call 911 or contact the Fire Department directly at (770) 964-1333.
How do I get a copy of a fire or rescue report?
To obtain a copy of a fire or rescue report, contact Fire Administration at (770) 515-7880. There is a $5.00 charge for fire and/or rescue reports (cash only).