EMA


Burke County Emergency Management Agency

 Non-Emergency Phone # 706-554-6651

 Dedicated to the protection of life and property. Provides Emergency Medical Services, Fire/Rescue, 911, and Emergency Management services to Burke County. 


Burke County EMA has 12 stations that serve the citizens of Burke County.  Headquarters is located at the intersection of Highway 24 & U.S. Highway 25 Bypass near Waynesboro and is the largest station. There are 11 other stations throughout the county.  Each station has cross-trained employees.  Employees are either a firefighter/paramedic or a firefighter/emergency medical technician.  The cross-training allows each station to cover both fire services and emergency medical services in their territory.

 CodeRED Alert Notifications 

CodeRED is a high-speed emergency notification system.  CodeRED provides Burke County EMA the ability to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas or the entire county.  This system is only as good as the telephone numbers listed correctly in the database.  Individuals and businesses must add their own phone number(s), address, etc. directly into the system.  If your phone number is not listed in the database, you will NOT be contacted. When signing up, you MUST ENTER A BURKE COUNTY ADDRESS.  Otherwise you will NOT receive notifications.  To receive alerts via text message, you must enter your cell service provider.

  • To sign up for Emergency Alert Notifications click HERE.  It's FREE! Sign up today!
  • Call Burke County EMA at 706-554-6651 if you need assistance signing up for CodeRED alerts.  

 

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