February 18, 2020 Chris Calhoun received the Tim Peebles Champion of Children Excellence and Advocacy Award. The Region II EMS-C committee accepts statewide nominations for this award which is sponsored by Air Life Georgia. This award is dedicated to the memory of Captain Tim Peebles, who was a career long advocate for providing quality pre-hospital care for all, and more especially for preventing injury and illness in children. This award is presented to a group or individual who through their ideas, actions, and goals to carry on and reinforce the high benchmarks established by Captain Peebles. This award is given every year at the State EMS Awards Ceremony. Newton County Fire would like to congratulate Chris Calhoun and recognize his quick thinking and life saving actions.
Welcome to the Newton County Fire Service website. We hope you will find our site a valuable source of information.
The primary mission of the Newton County Fire Service is to provide a range of programs and training designed to protect the lives and property of the inhabitants of Newton County from the adverse effects of fire, sudden medical emergencies, or exposure to dangerous conditions created by either man or nature.
Fire Department Facts
Newton County Fire Service Department protects an area of 278 square miles, with a population of 100,000. The department meets the challenge with a force of 80 Career firefighters, 11 volunteer firefighters and 15 part time firefighters. These firefighters are highly trained men and women that are compassionate caring individuals with a strong desire to serve this community.
Currently Fire Chief Michael Conner leads this department continuing a history of excellent customer service with an organization designed to provide excellence in all areas of service.
While providing a multitude of services including fire suppression, emergency medical care, fire cause and investigation, public safety education, or inspection and plan review for code compliance everyone at Newton County Fire Service works diligently to serve the citizens and visitors of Newton County, Georgia.
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