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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Kitchen Named Assistant Chief Logistics

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Elzie Kitchen named Savannah Fire Department Assistant Chief, Logistics

SAVANNAH, GA (Friday, June 12, 2020) – After a nationwide search and thorough interview process with more than 60 applicants, the Savannah Fire Department’...

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Posted on: June 13, 2020

West 39th Street Attic Fire

Six Displaced by W. 39th Street Attic Fire

SAVANNAH, GA (Saturday, June 13, 2020) – The Savannah Fire Department was dispatched to a fire in the 600 Block of W. 39th Street just after midnight on Saturday, June 13. Engine 5 was first on ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Oak Pointe Trail Fire

Lighting Strike Causes Oak Pointe Trail House Fire

SAVANNAH, GA (Monday, June 22, 2020) – At 5:24 p.m., Sunday,  June 21, the Savannah Fire Department was dispatched to a fire in the 100 Block of Oak Pointe Trail. Lightning stru...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

West 39th Street Fire

West 39th Street Fire

SAVANNAH, GA (Thursday, June 25, 2020) – At 10:40 a.m., Thursday, June 25, the Savannah Fire Department was dispatched to a fire in the 500 Block of W. 39th Street. Truck 5 was first on scene. Firefighters discovere...

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Posted on: June 28, 2020

Suspicious Mobile Home Fire

Suspicious Mobile Home Fire Under Investigation

 

SAVANNAH, GA (Sunday, June 28, 2020) – The Savannah Fire Department has extinguished a suspicious fire at a mobile home park in 10000 Block of Middleground Road. The cause is unde...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

East 53rd Street Kitchen Fire

East 53rd Street Kitchen Fire

 

SAVANNAH, GA (Monday, June 29, 2020) – At 1:42 a.m., Monday, June 29, the Savannah Fire Department was dispatched to a kitchen fire in the 1100 Block of E. 53rd St. Engine 8 was first on scene. Fir...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

UPDATE: Mobile Home Fire

Mobile Home Fire Suspect Arrested

 

SAVANNAH, GA (Monday, June 29, 2020) – Joshua Leon Brown was arrested and charged with first degree arson for setting a mobile home on fire Sunday night. At 9:38 p.m., Sunday, June 28, Savannah...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks Safety Tips

 

Thousands of Americans are injured while using fireworks on the Fourth of July. The only safe way to view fireworks is to attend a professional show, according to the National Fire Protection Association. However, this year ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Fireworks-related Responses

Fireworks-related Calls

 

SAVANNAH, Ga (Monday, July 6, 2020) - During the Fourth of July Weekend - from Friday, July 3, 2020 to Sunday July 5, 2020 - the Savannah Fire Department responded to 18 fires and seven smoke scare incidents where...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Code Compliance Fire Indictment

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Savannah Man Indicted for the May 3 Code Compliance Building Fire

SAVANNAH, GA (Friday, July 10, 2020) – A U.S. District Court grand jury has indicted Stephen Charles Setter for the May 3 fire that destroyed the City of Savannah Code Com...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

South Street Fire

South Street Car Fire Damages Home, Displaces Two

SAVANNAH, GA (Tuesday, July 14, 2020) – The Savannah Fire Department was dispatched to a fire in the 600 Block of South Street at 4:24 p.m., Tuesday, July 14. Engine 1 was first on scene....

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Posted on: July 25, 2020

East 33rd Street Fire

East 33rd Street Fire Displaces Two

SAVANNAH, GA (Saturday, July 25, 2020) – At 9:58 a.m., Saturday, July 25, the Savannah Fire Department was dispatched to a fire in the 1000 Block of East 33rd Street. Engine 8 was first on scene. They ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Brentwood Drive Fire

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Resident Injured in Brentwood Drive Fire 

SAVANNAH, GA (Tuesday, July 28, 2020) – At 1:40 a.m., Tuesday, July 28, the Savannah Fire Department was dispatched to a fire in the 2100 Block of Brentwood Drive, near Skidaway and DeRe...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

UPDATE: Brentwood Drive Fire

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Electrical Issue Suspected Cause of Brentwood Drive Fire; Resident Transported to Augusta Burn Center

SAVANNAH, GA (Tuesday, July 28, 2020) – Savannah Fire Department Investigators suspect, but have not been able to definitively confirm,...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Juniper Circle Fire

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Family of Three Displaced by Juniper Circle Fire

 

SAVANNAH, GA (Thursday, July 30, 2020) – At 10:09 p.m., Wednesday, July 29, the Savannah Fire Department was dispatched to a fire in the 100 Block of Juniper Circle, located in t...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Assistant Chief Wallace Retires

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Savannah Fire Celebrates the Career of Assistant Chief Curtis Wallace 

SAVANNAH, GA (Thursday, August 13, 2020) – In appreciation of his 23 years of dedicated service, the Savannah Fire Department will celebrate the remarkable c...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

July 2020 Responses

July 2020 Responses

SAVANNAH, GA (Monday, August 3, 2020) – During the Month of July, the Savannah Fire Department responded to more than 643 incidents including 82 fires, 1 excessive heat incident, 204 emergency medical service and rescues, 63 h...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

June 2020 Responses

June 2020 Responses

SAVANNAH, GA (Monday, July 6, 2020) – During the Month of June, the Savannah Fire Department responded to more than 574 incidents including 60 fires, 1 excessive heat incident, 207 emergency medical service and rescues, 55 haz...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

May 2020 Responses

May 2020 Responses

SAVANNAH, GA (Thursday, August 13, 2020) – During the Month of May, the Savannah Fire Department responded to more than 582 incidents including 112 fires, 187 emergency medical service and other incident calls, 52 hazardous con...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Savannah Fire Hires New Chief Fire Marshal

 

Savannah Fire Hires New Chief Fire Marshal

SAVANNAH, GA (Friday, May 1, 2020) – The Savannah Fire Department welcomes new Chief Fire Marshal Whitney Williams-Smith. Williams-Smith comes from East Point Fire Department, in East Point Geo...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Now Hiring Firefighters!

Looking for a rewarding career? 

Ready to become part of our tradition, excitement and community?

Become a Savannah Fire Department Firefighter Trainee!

New Starting Salary

  • $36,300 during training
  • $40,000 after training academy completion
  • $44,...
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Posted on: May 13, 2020

April 2020 Responses

April 2020 Responses

SAVANNAH, GA (Tuesday, May 12, 2020) – During the Month of April, the Savannah Fire Department responded to more than 515 incidents including 107 fires, 131 emergency medical service and other incident calls, 49 hazardous con...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

March Responses

March 2020 Responses

During the Month of March, the Savannah Fire Department responded to more than 615 incidents including 95 fires, 181 emergency medical service and other incident calls, 62 hazardous condition calls, 26 public service calls, 62 smoke sc...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

February 2020 Responses

February 2020 Responses

SAVANNAH, GA (Thursday, March 5, 2020) – During the Month of February, the Savannah Fire Department responded to more than 564 incidents including 47 fires, 205 emergency medical service and other incident calls, ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

January 2020 Responses

January 2020 Responses

SAVANNAH, GA (Monday, March 30, 2020) – During the Month of January, the Savannah Fire Department responded to more than 646 incidents including 87 fires, 214 emergency medical service and other incident calls, 63 ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

November 2019 Responses

November 2019 Responses 

During the Month of November Savannah Fire Rescue responded to more than 661 incidents including 72 fires, 211 emergency medical service and other incident calls, 53 hazardous condition and explosion calls, 25 public servi...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

October 2019 Responses

October 2019 Responses 

During the Month of October Savannah Fire Rescue responded to more than 676 service calls, including 56 fires, 260 emergency medical service and other incident calls, 62 hazardous condition and explosion calls, 19 ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

September 2019 Responses

September 2019 Fires

 

During the Month of September Savannah Fire Rescue responded to 603 service calls, including 64 fires, 237 emergency medical service and other incident calls, 55 hazardous condition calls, 32 public service calls, 69 smoke sc...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

July 2019 Responses

Savannah Fire Rescue July Responses

SAVANNAH, GA (Thursday, August 1, 2019) – During the Month of July Savannah Fire responded to 702 incidents, including 105 fires, 1 gas rupture, 236 rescue incidents, 62 hazard calls, 38 service calls, 52 good i...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

August 2019 Responses

August 2019 Responses

 

During the Month of August Savannah Fire Rescue responded to 689 service calls, including 70 fires, 228 emergency medical service and other incident calls, 85 hazardous condition calls, 49 public service calls, 52 s...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

New Apparatus Added to Fire Fleet

New Apparatus Added to Savannah Fire Fleet

SAVANNAH, GA (Thursday, July 18, 2019) – Savannah Fire Rescue is adding three new vehicles to its fleet. Two new Sutphen Pumper Trucks will replace the old apparatus at Station 8 and Station 9, and a new Sutphen L...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

June 2019 Responses

June 2019 Responses

SAVANNAH, GA (Thursday, July 18, 2019) – During the Month of June, Savannah Fire responded to 679 service calls, including 80 fires, 2 incidents involving excessive heat, 228 emergency medical service and other incide...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Dedication of Memorial to Master Firefighter Michael Curry

A memorial to Savannah Fire & Emergency Services Master Firefighter Michael Curry was unveiled by Nine Line Apparel 10 a.m.  Thursday, October 12 at 450 Fort Argyle Road, Savannah. Savannah Fire & Emergency Services administrators were in...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Keep the Savannah Fire wreath green

During the 2016 Holiday Season there were fires in 28 Savannah Homes — that’s one fire ever other day in November and December.

Savannah Fire wants every family to have a fire-free 2017 holiday season. We will release a safety tip for ...

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