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Morgan County Fire Rescue
The Morgan County Fire Services is and shall always be dedicated to the task of protecting the lives and property of our fellow citizens from fires, disasters and other emergencies, whether man made or natural whenever or however they may occur. It is the duty of the firefighters in Morgan County to provide these services in a timely and professional manner and to train for, to plan for, prepare for, respond to and mitigate all types of hazards in Morgan County.

Emergency Vehicles

By Georgia law, when an emergency vehicle that is displaying emergency lights and sirens is approaching, you must pull to the right and, if possible, stop. This allows the vehicle adequate clear lanes to safely and quickly continue its response.

9-1-1 Signs
Your 9-1-1 street number is critical to public safety personnel being able to locate your home in a quick and efficient manner. Remember, in many emergencies time is of the essence and literally every second counts. If you have not already posted your 9-1-1 street number, please do so and help us help you. If you want to purchase your 9-1-1 street number or if you are unsure of how it should be posted, please call the Morgan County Fire Department at (706) 343-6503. The cost for 9-1-1 street signs are $15.

Burn Ban Information
Morgan County is one of 54 counties that fall under the outdoor burning ban under the jurisdiction of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Environmental Protection Division (EPD). To meet compliance, there are no permits issued by the Georgia Forestry unit between May 1 and September 30 of each year.

However, this does not restrict the use of home grills, outdoor chimneys, and contained recreational fires. To acquire a burn permit, call 1 (877) OK2-BURN / 1 (877) 652-2876 or visit their website. If you have any questions you may call your local forestry unit at (770) 207-4204.

It is illegal to burn construction materials

National EMS
National EMS is a privately owned provider of emergency and non-emergency services in the field of medical care. Presently, National EMS holds a contract with Morgan County to provide emergency and advanced life support medical services. For more information, please visit their website.

Mark Melvin
County Fire Chief

Amanda Wages|

Admin Assistant

Morgan County Fire Department

1380 Monticello Road
Madison, GA 30650

Ph: (706) 343-6503
Fx: (706) 343-6507