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Polk County, GA, NW of Alabama border to Paulding County, encompasses 312 sq mi. Pop. 43,709. Fire dept. est. in ’73, 9 stations, 80 volunteers. ISO rating 5/10. Equipment: 12 engines, 10 tankers, 6 service units, 2 brush trucks.

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Northwest Georgia Fire Chiefs Association Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded by drawing at the GA Fire Chiefs and the GA Assoc. of Firefighters Joint Conference.

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Welcome to the Northwest Georgia Fire Chiefs Association website.

The purpose of the Northwest Georgia Fire Chiefs Association is to secure a closer official relationship among firefighting officials throughout GAFC Area 6 in the State of Georgia; to secure unity of action in fire department matters; to evaluate the standard of fire departments in the firefighting profession; to generally encourage advancement and the perfection of a uniform firefighting system within the State of Georgia; to advance along all lines pertaining to the prevention and detection of fires; and to encourage membership and affiliation of members of this body with the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs and the Southeastern Division of the International Association of Fire Chiefs.

The Northwest Georgia Fire Chiefs Association includes all county and city agencies of the following counties: Bartow, Carroll, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Coweta, Dade, Dawson, Fannin, Floyd, Forsyth, Gilmer, Gordon, Haralson, Heard, Murray, Paulding, Polk, Pickens, Walker, and Whitfield County

Any department officer who carries the duties of a Chief Officer as determined by the chief of his or her department is encouraged to join the NwGAFC Association.


Click here to see the full calendar of all of our upcoming events.


Click here to read the full version of our association bylaws.


Click here for useful links to other great resources.


Click here for a list of our association officers.

Sustaining and Corporate Members

These sustaining partners provide much-needed services and equipment to Georgia’s fire service.  Click on the corresponding logos to visit their site, and please support them when you can!