QUITMAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
121 MAIN STREET
P.O. BOX 338
GEORGETOWN, GEORGIA 39854
OFFICE 229-334-3726 FAX 229-334-0905
To the Georgetown - Quitman County residents:
Thank you for your continued support. As Sheriff, I am looking forward to serving you in 2017.
When burning candles in your home, always consider the following safety tips:
• Never place a candle near anything that could potentially catch on fire,
particularly bedding, draperies, paper or decorations, or on a carpeted surface.
• Never place a burning candle in greenery, such as table decorations,
wreaths or a Christmas tree.
• Never place a candle on a fireplace hearth or shelf where there is
something hanging above, such as a picture or wreath.
• Never place a candle where a curtain or drapery could be blown into the
flame of the wick.
• Be extremely cautious when utilizing candles during power outages.
•Never use a candle as a light source in closets or to assist with fueling equipment such as generators or oil lamps.