To protect life and property from fire and other peril, To give our customers maximum value for their investment, and To contribute as much as possible to the welfare and well-being of our community in the process.
The Macon-Bibb County Fire Department strives to make “EXCELLENCE” our daily emergency preparedness and response standard. We also endeavor to enhance our customer-focused, innovative roles as Public Safety Leaders, while assessing and overcoming our expanding risks.
- Service Area — 266 square miles (Macon 56 square miles)
- Population – 156,462
- FY2023 Budget Amount — 30,222,000
- 439 Personnel Employed
- 22 Fire Stations
RATED CLASS 1
The Macon-Bibb County Fire Department provides full-time, paid, professional fire protection and educational services for the City of Macon and Bibb County. This department has earned the rating of “Class 1” in Macon-Bibb County by the Insurance Services Organization (I.S.O.). There are less than 50 fire departments with this rating in the nation. This rating allows for very low homeowner insurance premiums for city and county residents.
The Macon-Bibb County Fire Department has accomplished much in the past 136 years, but with progressive leaders, brave personnel and supportive citizens, the next 100 years will be even better.