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BURN BAN  |   May 1 to September 30

Dedicated firefighters providing exceptional public safety services for the cities of Braselton and Hoschton in Jackson County.

Protecting Property

Protecting Lives

The West Jackson Fire Department (WJFD) operates two stations that service approximately 30 square miles including the Town of Braselton, the City of Hoschton, and parts of unincorporated Jackson County.

Est. in 1968

Learn about governance and the organization of the department, meet staff supervisors, and find the full department directory.

Department Organization & Staff

A firefighter climbing the truck ladder

To reduce  potential risk during an emergency event, we maintain a proactive fire prevention program with annual inspections of all public buildings  and new tenants.

Fire Inspections

WJFD always accepts applications, but currently we are not hiring. We offer competitive pay, great benefits, training, and advancement opportunities. Become a part of a dynamic and growing district!

Employment Opportunities

West Jackson Fire Department Engine 31 at night


What is an ISO rating? What factors are important? And how our score affects you.

Flame backgroun graphic for the hot off the press section

Hot Off the Press

From May 1 to September 30, the State of Georgia issues an annual ban for all outdoor burning.

Burn Ban Begins May 1

The WJFD is celebrating our birthday with our freshly redesigned website.

WJFD's 56th Birthday Gift to YOU

West Jackson fire district announces the deputy Lena Nicole Marshall Public Safety Protection Grant.

Lena's Grant

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