Sumter County, Georgia 
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Sumter County Fire Department
Contact
John Ekaitis
Fire Chief

Susan Merritt,
Administrative Assistant

Command 1 HQ
210 Rucker Street
Americus, GA  31719

Ph: (229) 924-6603
Fx: (229) 924-6814

Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm (office hours)
Monday - Friday

Sumter County and its Citizens are proud of the new Sumter County Fire Department.

The Sumter County Fire Department (SCFD) came into existence on December 1, 2009. Since its inception the SCFD has been serving the unincorporated areas of Sumter County including the cities of Andersonville, DeSoto, and Plains

The strategic station and sub-station locations were determined by the National Fire Services Office in order to offer wide spread fire coverage into Sumter County.

It is the Mission of the Sumter County Fire Department to serve and protect the citizens of Sumter County by preventing and minimizing loss of life and property through the education and preparation of the citizens and emergency first responders.

All Sumter County Fire Fighters are trained to a minimum of NPQ Fire Fighter 1, Medical First Responder, and HAZMAT Operations.


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Sumter County
500 W. Lamar St.
P.O. Box 295
Americus, Georgia 31709
Ph: (229) 928-4500
Fax: (229) 928-4503
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm