Fort Oglethorpe Fire & Rescue
Serving Northwest Georgia since 1951

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Bruce Ballew
Fire Chief

Welcome to our website!

Enjoy your visit to our site; look around for all types of information from our Explorer Post, training, prevention, and education.  If you would like more information about Fort Oglethorpe Fire & Rescue just call or email us with any questions.

Fort Oglethorpe Fire & Rescue along with the City and County Agencies, consists of a group of unified professional personnel committed to preventing disastrous incidents from occurring to life and property and to minimize the effects of such incidents should they occur.

We accomplish our goals through prevention, proactive education, training, fire suppression, medical emergency first response, hazardous materials mitigation, and other related emergency and non-emergency activities.

Our Vision It is our goal to be the best equipped, best trained, and most professional department capable of providing the highest quality service at the most reasonable cost to the taxpayers of the service district, an efficient department honoring our values, accomplishing our mission and achieving our goals.

The Mission of the Fort Oglethorpe Fire & Rescue and Post Volunteer Fire Department, Inc., as a component of the City of Fort Oglethorpe and Catoosa County Emergency System, is to provide primary protection, suppression and emergency medical services within the service district.  In the event of an emergency, our focus is to respond expeditiously to save lives and minimize property and environmental damage.

We are committed to excellence and safety, and will continually strive to improve our responsiveness, efficiency, and community orientation that will project the image of being the best-managed fire and rescue department in the City of Fort Oglethorpe, Catoosa County and North Georgia.

The Values by which we will work:

  • Integrity and Pride in the workplace
  • Quality Customer Service
  • Commitment to the Community
  • Efficiency in Management
  • Appreciation for the profession of Firefighter and the traditions of the Fire Service



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201 Forrest Road
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Phone: (706) 861-4194  ▪  Fax: (706) 861-1041
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