Lee Parker, Fire Chief

1207 Washington Street
P.O. Box 2030
Perry, GA 31069
Phone: (478) 988-2850
Fax: (478) 988-2853
Email Us

 

Anji Holley, Executive Assistant

1207 Washington Street
P.O. Box 2030
Perry, GA 31069
Phone: (478) 988-2852
Fax: (478) 988-2853
Email Us

Our Mission

The City of Perry is a vibrant and charming city rich with history and tradition and has a future that looks very bright.  The Perry Fire Department has been a vital part of the City’s past and will continually strive to keep its citizens safe.   As we seek to build a department that is second to none, our members will work aggressively to improve our skills and strive to provide the highest level of service to our community.

The Perry Fire Department is a 2 station department which contains a staff of 42 personnel consisting of 1 civilian, and 41 full time State certified firefighters providing fire protection, emergency medical services, technical rescue operations, fire safety education, fire cause investigation and fire code inspections to a population of approx. 16,000 over 27.8 square miles.

The Perry Fire Department's Administration is responsible for overall leadership and management of the department as well as planning, budgeting, and other administrative functions.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

The number for Fire Headquarters is 478-988-2850 and the fax is 478-988-2853.

We provide Fire, Rescue, BLS, Haz-Mat, Vehicle Extrication, Fire Prevention, Smoke Detectors, Hydrant Maintenance, etc.

You can always call the Fire Department, regardless of your problem or question. Someone here can always help to get your question answered or your problem solved. Call 911 for emergencies.

Fire reports may be obtained 5 working days after the incident by calling 478-988-2850. You may also request a report via email to Anji Holley anji.holley@perry-ga.gov

Yes. We will be happy to come out and conduct an inspection, as well as help you plan exit drills, provide smoke detectors, etc.
There are two fire stations in the City of Perry. Station 1 is located at 1207 Washington St near downtown Perry. Station 2 is located at 150 Commodore Drive near the intersection of Langston Road and Houston Lake Road.
Medical: One Rescue or Engine House Fire: One engine, One Rescue, One Ladder, and 1 Command Vehicle Auto Accident with injuries: One Rescue This is the minimum response that you can expect to receive; response may vary depending on call type, call severity, and other assets committed.
42 total personnel: 1 Fire Chief, 1 Administrative Assistant, 3 Battalion Chiefs, 1 Fire Marshal, 3 Captains, 6 Lieutenants, 9 Sergeants, and 18 Firefighters. There are 13 personnel on duty per day.
Firefighters work 24 hours, then they are off for 48 hours.
If you are in need of smoke detectors, PFD will provide and install them in your home at no charge (while supplies last). Call our headquarters station at 478-988-2850, or email to anji.holley@perry-ga.gov

Firefighters are trained as Emergency Medical Responders and many of them are licensed paramedics and EMTs.  When first to arrive on medical calls, they initiate treatment to stabilize patients and provide information to responding ambulance crews so they are aware of any additional advanced life support equipment needed on the scene.

As of November 1, 2015, the City of Perry’s Public Protection Classification (PPC) is 4/4x.

For residential burning, click the Georgia Forestry  link here. You can also obtain a burning permit by calling 1-877-OK2-BURN (652-2876). Fires should not be initiated before 8:00 a.m. and should be completely extinguished before dark.  Georgia Forestry advises that you MUST also contact the Houston County 911 Center at 478-542-2000.    However, keep in mind that no burning is allowed between May 1 and September 30 of each year as part of air quality requirements.

The PFD Fire Marshal’s Office can answer these types of questions.  Please contact the Fire Marshal at 478-988-2759.

No, we do not fill swimming pools.

The PFD will host scheduled tours of our stations during regular business hours.  We will also be happy to schedule a visit to schools or other groups for the purpose of firefighter awareness or fire safety education.  Please contact Anji Holley for more information: Anji.holley@perry-ga.gov 478-988-2852

If you have an emergency please call 911If there is no emergency and you still require fire department assistance, you may call Perry Fire Headquarters at 478-988-2850 or the Houston County 911 Center non-emergency line at 478-542-2000.  A fire officer will determine whether to respond emergency or non-emergency.  It is important that you always give complete and accurate information to the call taker to ensure the appropriate response.