News and Announcements

Posted on: December 18, 2020

Camden County Fire Rescue Graduates New Firefighters

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that seven members of Recruit Class 2020-05 have completed their Basic Firefighter requirements.

Ulysses Carswell, Jeremy Griffin, Cody Herrin, Daniel Lalkas, Matthew Liddell, Brett Miller, and Erik Wright were recognized at a graduation ceremony held last week along with Doug Flowers and Devin Kennedy of the St. Marys Fire Department.

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Kitchen Fire Safety Highlighted during Fire Prevention Week

Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) is joining the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in celebrating October 4-10, 2020, as Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme is, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!”

The campaign works to educate everyone about the small but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.  

According to NFPA, cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries in the United States. ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

New Ambulances to Join Camden County Fire Rescue Fleet

At their August 4, 2020, regular meeting teleconference, the Camden County Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of two Custom AEV Type 1 Units. These are the first two of the five total new ambulances that are included in SPLOST VIII.

“We continue to be thankful to the Board of Commissioners for their support of Camden County Fire Rescue,” said Camden County Fire Rescue Chief Terry Smith. “Their commitment to upgrading our ambulances through SPLOST funds h...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Camden County’s Tarboro Community Receives Over $670,000 in Improvements

The Camden County Board of Commissioners have completed upgrades to a new parking lot for the Mary B. Smart Park located on New Post Road in the Tarboro area of northwestern Camden County.

This follows the construction of the new Firehouse 18 that opened in September 2019.

“We are so happy to complete this parking lot for Tarboro residents and are thankful for their patience during this period of construction and upgrades,&rdqu...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Improved Firefighting Equipment Returning to Little Cumberland Island

Camden County and other partners work together to return updated firefighting equipment to Little Cumberland Island.

Recently Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) joined with the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) to provide enhanced firefighting capability on Little Cumberland Island through updates to an existing water bu...

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