Fire Marshal

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Division Overview

To provide informed inspections, plan reviews, and determine the cause of all working fires within the boundaries of Union City. The Inspections and Investigations Division will provide efficient and effective education during inspections to reduce the loss of life and property and provide accurate findings to determine the exact cause of accidental fires as well as incendiary ones.

On March 19, 1996, by resolution, the Georgia Fire Marshal’s office granted the authority to regulate and enforce adopted life safety codes to the City of Union City through its Fire Marshal.

Fire Marshal services and fees:

New Construction

Performance Inspections


Sprinkler Contractors 

Use of Barbeque Grills in Multi-Family Dwelling 

Open Burning Policy 

Inspection Procedures

Plan Review Guide for Sprinkler Systems

Fire Marshal & Asst ChiefLarry Knowles
Battalion Chief/Fire Marshal
Ph:  (770) 515-7958 

Otisha Vidal
Fire Inspector
Ph: (770) 515-7957

Union City Fire Department
6510 Watson Street
Union City, GA 30291
Fax:  (770) 969-1717

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM