It is the policy of Carroll County Fire Rescue and the Carroll County Fire Marshal’s Office, to determine the origin and cause of all fires. The Fire Marshal’s Office Investigators consist of highly trained, Georgia certified fire investigators whose mission is to investigate the crime of arson and pursue persons who commit this crime. By utilizing innovative techniques, our investigators can pinpoint a fire’s area of origin and the method used to ignite that fire. In the event a criminal act is determined to have occurred, the Fire Marshal’s Office will work directly with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, as well as all municipal police departments within Carroll County, to seek out and prosecute anyone involved in the act of intentionally setting, assisting another, or counseling another to set fire in violation of the Official Code of Georgia and the Carroll County Code of Ordinance.
Georgia Arson Control is a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting arson in Georgia and celebrating the efforts of our first responders. GAC provides rewards to individuals who report arson incidents. Since 1979, hundreds of citizens have stepped forward to help fight arson. If you have any information about a possible arson fire please call the Georgia Arson Control hotline or visit their website. All information provided is kept confidential.