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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Commercial Fire and Safety Systems

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Marietta Fire Department has partnered with IROL (Inspection Reports Online.net) to provide third party reporting services for all commercial fire and life safety systems in buildings.  The new portal is live now and service provide...

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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Statewide burn ban May 1st - Sept. 30th.

Burn Ban

Beginning May 1st and ending September 30th, EPD’s Open Burning Ban will be enforced in 54 Georgia counties, including Cobb. The Open Burning Ban prohibits citizens and businesses from burning yard and land-clearing debris. This rule is in addit...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Flash Floods

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Flash Floods and Floods

  • A flash flood occurs within a few hours (usually less than 6 hours) of heavy or excessive rainfall, a dam or levee failure.  
  • Floods develop more slowly than flash floods, normally greater than 6 hours.
  • More than half of all ...
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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Lightning Safety

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Lightning Facts

  • Although most lightning victims survive, people struck by lightning often report a variety of long-term, debilitating symptoms.
  • There is no safe place outdoors when a thunderstorm is nearby.
  • Most lightning victims were going to a safe place b...
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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Thunderstorms

Severe Weather Shelter Area

The typical thunderstorm is 15 miles in diameter and lasts an average of 30 minutes. Despite their small size, ALL thunderstorms are dangerous! Of the estimated 100,000 thunderstorms

that occur each year in the United States, about 10 percent are ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Weather Alerts and Warnings

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Do you know the difference between a National Weather Service Severe Thunderstorm Watch and a Severe Thunderstorm Warning?

Severe Thunderstorm Watch: Be Prepared!

Severe thunderstorms are possible in and near the watch area. Stay informed and be ready to ac...

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