A: The Fire Inspections Section will be able to assist with any questions regarding Fire Codes in the City of Atlanta.
A: Yes. The careless use of open-flame cooking devices has historically been the cause of numerous fires at multi-family dwellings, displacing residents and resulting in millions of dollars in property damage. Because of the danger, the City of Atlanta Fire Code, like the International Fire Code, includes regulations regarding open-flame cooking.
To report a violation of this ordinance, you may contact the City of Atlanta Fire Inspection Section at 404-546-7000. Someone will be dispatched to follow up on the complaint. Anyone violating this ordinance will be subjected to an immediate fine issued by a fire official.
Q: How do I get a fire report?
Q: How do I file a complaint with the Fire Marshal's Office?
A: Click here to reach the Fire Safety and Education section or call Jacob Lessington at 404-546-7088.
Contact the Atlanta Smoke Alarm Program (ASAP) at 404-546-2733 or visit your local fire station.
A: Contact AFR’s Car Seat Coordinator at 404-546-4444.
A: AFR hosts an annual Citizens Fire Academy, a six-week training opportunity that gives you an up-close look at fire prevention and safety. For more information and to register for the next Citizens Fire Academy,
A: The Atlanta Citizen’s Emergency Response Team (ACERT) offers free training to prepare you for emergencies. For additional information, visit
Q: Will the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department come fill my swimming pool?
A: No, the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department does not fill swimming pools.
Q: May I have my child’s birthday party at the fire station?
A: No, for liability purposes, birthday parties are not allowed at fire stations. You may schedule a tour of your local fire station.
A: No, the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department will not wash down your street after an event.