We are committed to serving our community with the utmost levels of professionalism and efficiency in relation to the preservation of life and property.
SFD Mission Statement
The Savannah Fire Department is committed to serving and educating our city with exceptional customer service and superior emergency response. Our services are designed to reduce community ricks and mitigate hazards threating life, property and the environment in an atmosphere that encourages innovation, professional development, and diversity.
The Fire Marshal oversees all activities within the Fire Marshal's Office. Under Georgia Law, Savannah Fire Department is a Mandated Fire Marshal's Office.
The staff investigates fires and enforces state laws and local ordinances pertaining to fire prevention and safety. In addition to data management and record keeping, the members of the staff also conduct fire safety inspections, plan reviews, public education, and community risk reduction activities.
The Fire Marshal's Office is Responsible for:
Enforcement of State Laws and Local Ordinances pertaining to fire prevention
Inspections of Existing Buildings
Permitting and inspections of new construction for fire and life safety systems/site plan review