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 Newton County Fire Services partnered with The American Red Cross for a Smoke Detector Safety Blitz, installing 132 smoke detectors in 58 homes on Saturday, Oct. 26 

Newton County Fire Services employees, Red Cross workers and volunteers worked throughout the day to ensure the life-saving devices were available to whoever was in need. Two-hundred fire alarms were donated to the campaign by the American Red Cross. 

Newton County Fire Safety Specialist James Franklin organized the event, which impacted 174 residents. 

“I would like to thank The American Red Cross and all the volunteers who helped make this campaign a great success,” Franklin said. “Any time we can work together to make our community safer is a benefit to the citizens of Newton County.” 

If you or someone you know is in need of a smoke alarm, a battery replacement, or have any questions on fire safety please contact James Franklin at 678-212-5411 or Newton County Fire Services at 770-784-2116. 


It is the goal of Newton County Fire Services to educate citizens on the importance of early warning and Fire Safety to help reduce injury and death during fires. Click the links below for more information on fire safety!


Welcome to the Newton County Fire Service website. We hope you will find our site a valuable source of information.

Our Mission

The primary mission of the Newton County Fire Service is to provide a range of programs and training designed to protect the lives and property of the inhabitants of Newton County from the adverse effects of fire, sudden medical emergencies, or exposure to dangerous conditions created by either man or nature.

Fire Department Facts

Newton County Fire Service Department protects an area of 278 square miles, with a population of 100,000. The department meets the challenge with a force of 80 Career firefighters, 11 volunteer firefighters and 15 part time firefighters. These firefighters are highly trained men and women that are compassionate caring individuals with a strong desire to serve this community.

Currently Fire Chief Michael Conner leads this department continuing a history of excellent customer service with an organization designed to provide excellence in all areas of service.

While providing a multitude of services including fire suppression, emergency medical care, fire cause and investigation, public safety education, or inspection and plan review for code compliance everyone at Newton County Fire Service works diligently to serve the citizens and visitors of Newton County, Georgia.

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Covington Academy Carolers

Covington Academy Christmas Carolers stopped by Tuesday, 12/17/2019, and gave us a wonderful performance! Thank you Covington Academy, Mrs. Sterling, Mrs. English, Mrs. Ozborn, and all of the K4 through 1st grade students who sang to us. Happy Holidays from everyone here at Newton County Fire Services!