Fire Investigation Unit

Investigations are conducted by the Fire Investigation Unit into the following:

1. Fires (structures, vehicles, boats and woods) 
2. Illegal outdoor burning
3. Explosives
4. Injuries as a result of burns
5. Employee accidents and/or injuries
6. Internal Affairs

Any matters concerning these issues or any information concerning a fire in Forsyth County can be directed to the Fire Investigation Unit at (678) 455-8072 or via e-mail to

For information regarding a fire as the result of arson, please contact the Georgia ARSON HOT LINE at (800) 282-5804 or

Contact Us

 Address: 3520 Settingdown Rd
Cumming, GA 30028
 Phone: (770) 781-2180
 Fax: (770) 781-2194
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

The Forsyth County Fire Department protects life, property, and the environment from the ravages of fire and all other emergencies, both natural and man made, and provides citizens and visitors with emergency medical pre-hospital care in a highly effective manner with the best trained personnel possible.