Putnam County Fire Rescue

“Always Ready, Proud to Serve”

Our Mission

The mission of Putnam County Fire Rescue is to protect all citizens from injury and loss by any direct or indirect threats to life and property by providing fire suppression, rescue operations, fire prevention education and emergency medical first-responder services.  Putnam County Fire Rescue is committed to partnering with the community, serving as role-models, and utilizing its resources effectively and efficiently to provide exemplary service to the residents, businesses and visitors of Putnam County.  

  • Prevent Harm
  • Survive
  • Be Nice





This is a call to action for the USFA, fire and life safety partner organizations and the American public. We must join together to help reduce the number of home fires, and the resulting deaths, injuries and loss of property. We rely on the fire service to fight fires once they occur; however, the prevention of fires is up to all of us… Fire Is Everyone’s Fight™.


For Paid or Volunteer Employment Opportunities

At Putnam County Fire Rescue, we strive to deliver comprehensive emergency services to the residents and visitors of Putnam County.  If you are interested in joining us, please contact us at 706.485.0469 or click here for the employee information packet.

Shane E. Hill

Shane E. Hill

Fire Chief

FY 2017 Response Requests increase by 18% from 2016

FY 2017 Motor Vehicle Accidents

FY 2017 Medical Assists

FY 2017 False Alarms

FY 2017 Working Structure Fires

FY 2017 Brush Fires

FY 2017 Other Hazards

Station #1 - City

West Marion Street,
Eatonton, GA 31024


Station #2 – Flat Rock

147 Pea Ridge Road
Eatonton, GA 31024

Station #3 - Harmony

 610 Old Phoenix Road
Eatonton, Georgia 31024

Station #4 – Twin Bridges

561 Twin Bridges Road Southwest
Eatonton, GA 31024
*Volunteer Only Station

Station #5 – Crooked Creek

160 Crooked Creek Drive
Eatonton, GA 31024
*Volunteer Only Station


Station #6 - Rockville

310 Rockville Road
Eatonton, GA 31024
*Volunteer Only Station

Station #7 – Long Shoals

111 Crowe Drive
Eatonton, GA 31024
*Volunteer Only Station

Station #8 - Willard

277 Hillsboro Road
Oconee National Forest
Eatonton, GA 31024
*Volunteer Only Station

Station #9 – Rock Eagle

Glades Road
Eatonton, GA 31024
*Volunteer Only Station

Station #11 – Sugar Creek

Parks Mill Road
Eatonton, GA 31024
*Volunteer Only Station

Recent Fire & Rescue News

Turkey Fryer Safety

NFPA discourages the use of outdoor gas- fueled turkey fryers that cook the turkey in hot oil. The use of turkey fryers can lead to devastating burns, other injuries and the destruction of property. The Dangers of Turkey Fryers  Hot oil may splash or spill during the...

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Smoke alarm message from Chief Hill

When was the last time you tested the smoke alarms in your home? Was it last week? Last month? A year ago? If you’re like many people, you may not even remember. Smoke alarms have become such a common feature of U.S. households that they’re often taken for granted,...

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Putnam County Fire Rescue Reminds Putnam Residents: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives!

1-Install smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside each separate sleeping area and on every level of the home, including the basement.
2-Interconnect all smoke alarms throughout the home. This way, when one sounds, they all do.
3-Test alarms at least monthly by pushing the test button.
4-Replace all smoke alarms when they are 10 years old or sooner if they don’t respond properly.
5-Make sure everyone in the home knows the sound of the smoke alarm and understands what to do when they hear it.

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