THE JUNE 12, 2017 CEDARTOWN CITY COMMISSION AGENDA CAN BE ACCESSED HERE.

We are here to serve our community in many different ways. It is our goal to offer assistance in fire prevention, life safety, and emergency response. We offer information on state burn bans, fire safety education in our schools, career classes, pre-fire planning, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, fire extinguisher training and code interpretation. If

County residents may be eligible for city fire protection

County residents may be eligible for city fire protection

Cedartown, Ga. – January 11, 2017:  County residents, do you know that you might be eligible for city-provided fire protection? City-provided fire protection for county residents, also referred to as outside fire protection, allows homeowners to benefit from municipal services in the event of a fire. “Residents living within the City Limits are already covered

Burn ban lifted for the City of Cedartown

Burn ban lifted for the City of Cedartown

Cedartown, Ga. – January 5, 2017:  Cedartown fire officials have lifted the city-wide bun ban that’s been in effect since October 2016. According to Cedartown Fire Chief Darrell Stephens, the ban was officially lifted on Thursday (Jan. 5) morning. “Recent rains have helped lessen the effect of our drought and have created a safer environment

Even with some rain, burn ban remains in effect

Even with some rain, burn ban remains in effect

Cedartown, Georgia: December 9, 2016: Even with the rain we’ve had over the last week, Cedartown and Polk County still have a high fire risk rating and remains under a TOTAL BURN BAN. Remember, there are other factors that come into play when determining fire risk — like humidity and wind speed. From Polk EMA and

Christmastime fire prevention tips from the CFD

Christmastime fire prevention tips from the CFD

  Cedartown, Ga: December 6, 2016: According to NFPA, U.S. fire departments respond to an average of 210 home structure fires caused by Christmas trees per year. Three of every ten of them is caused by electrical problems, and one in four result from a heat source that’s too close to the tree. Cedartown Fire

Governor issues order banning the use of fireworks in Georgia due to drought

Governor issues order banning the use of fireworks in Georgia due to drought

From The Polk County Standard-Journal: Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order Monday banning the use of fireworks outdoors in several counties suffering from extended drought conditions, which includes Polk County. Rockmart Fire Chief Todd Queen, Cedartown Fire Chief Darrell Stephens, and Polk County Public Safety Director Randy Lacey all reported this morning the ban

Burn ban extended for Cedartown; Polk County

Burn ban extended for Cedartown; Polk County

From the Polk County Standard Journal:   The City of Cedartown is joining with Rockmart in extending the expiration of the burn ban in the area past the beginning of October. According to Cedartown Fire Chief Darrell Stephens, the ban is being extended until the western portions of Polk County within the city limits get more

Cedartown Fire Department raising money for Breast Center

Cedartown Fire Department raising money for Breast Center

The Cedartown Fire Department is selling T-shirts to raise money for breast cancer resources here in Northwest Georgia. Shirts can be purchased online for $15 and are on sale now. The money collected from shirt sales will be donated to the Breast Center at Floyd Medical Center. You can view and purchase the shirts by

T-Shirts supporting Cedartown’s first responders on sale; portion of sales to benefit departments

T-Shirts supporting Cedartown’s first responders on sale; portion of sales to benefit departments

  Cedartown, Ga. – July 25, 2016: Local residents can now purchase T-shirts designed to show support for Cedartown’s first responders. Created by The Cedarstream Company, the T-shirts feature vibrant graphics in support of both the Cedartown Police Department and the Cedartown Fire Department. The shirts are $15 each and for every shirt purchased, Cedarstream

City of Cedartown Fire Department awarded safety grant

City of Cedartown Fire Department awarded safety grant

  Cedartown, Ga. – January 27, 2016:  The Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) is proud to announce that the City of Cedartown received a Safety Grant check in the amount of $2,088.53 The funds received from GMA’s Safety and Liability Grant Program were used to purchase special uniforms for the Cedartown Fire Department. All of the

Fire Chief: Be wary of callers who ask for money or personal information

Fire Chief: Be wary of callers who ask for money or personal information

Cedartown, Georgia – January 15, 2015: The Cedartown Fire Department has been alerted to a telephone scam. Chief Stephens learned of the scam after a concerned resident contacted him on the afternoon of January 15.According to the resident, someone called her home and inquired about her smoke detector. The scammers wanted to “come and check her smoke