FAQ

  1. Do I need a burn permit to burn yard debris?
    1. Yes, burn permits are required and can be obtained through Georgia Forestry by calling 1-877-OK-2-BURN.
  2. Can I take a tour of the fire station?
    1. Tours are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19. We apologize for the inconvenience.
  3. Can you bring a fire truck to my event?
    1. The Fire Department is always willing to help with local events. In addition to increasing your event’s visibility by displaying our fire apparatus, we treat the event as an educational opportunity to discuss fire safety and prevention to everyone who attends. For more information on scheduling, please call Station 1 at 912-756-3749 or download an application and return it to station 1.
  4. Do you give out smoke detectors?
    1. Yes, we do! We will provide and install smoke detectors in the homes of citizens who reside within the city limits of Richmond Hill free of charge. For more information, please call 912-756-3749 or download an application and return it to station 1.
  5. Do you teach CPR classes?
    1. Yes we do! The Richmond Hill Fire Department provides CPR certification courses free of charge to citizens of the city. Please contact Captain Evans at revans@richmondhill-ga.gov for scheduling information.