Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services will enforce the ban in Acworth.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, April 10
From May 1 to Sept. 30, Cobb County residents cannot use air curtain destructors for land clearing or burn leaves, tree limbs, other yard waste, and forest land. Each year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources issues a ban on open burning. Cobb and 53 other counties in Georgia are part of the ban. Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services is responsible for the enforcement of this state-issued burning ban in unincorporated Cobb County and the cities of Acworth, Kennesaw and Powder Springs.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
A swearing in ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. today.
After 30 weeks of training, Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services today will welcome 31 new firefighters. The agency will hold a swearing in ceremony for class No. 42 at 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Wellness Center, 1150 Powder Springs St. NW, Ste. 100, Marietta. The ceremony will be the culmination of weeks of training in firefighting, emergency medical services, policy and procedures, and daily physical fitness.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
It will begin at 7 a.m. today at 4644 Old Stilesboro Rd.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
It will take place Wednesday at 4644 Old Stilesboro Rd.
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Tuesday, March 19
If you see the structure at 4644 Old Stilesboro Rd. burn to the ground on Wednesday, don't be alarmed. It is part of the Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services department's live fire exercise. The training is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. March 20, said Denell Boyd, the spokeswoman for the agency. Training is expected to last until 6 p.m.
Monday, February 4, 2013
It's one of four such sites at fire stations across Cobb.
Monday, February 4
The next time you need to recycle steel cans or flattened cardboards, you won't have to travel far. As a result of partnership between Keep Cobb Beautiful and Advanced Disposal Services to provide free recycle drop off spots for residents, Cobb County Fire Station 28 in Acworth has been designated as one of four sites in the county where they can bring recyclables. Station 28 is at 3858 Kemp Ridge Rd. For more information on Keep Cobb Beautiful, visit cobbcounty.org/kcb.