City of Port Wentworth Breaks Ground on New State-of-the-art Fire Department

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

The City of Port Wentworth broke ground Friday, April 12 on its new state-of-the-art fire department. This 18,000 square foot facility is critical to the future of the Port Wentworth fire department and improving the fire protection services for residents. Port Wentworth has experienced exceptional growth, and this is the first new station for the city in over 15 years. The facility will be located in the city’s new Anchor Park.

“Our new fire headquarters will be located at 100 Anchor Park Boulevard, just off Highway 30 in the Northwest section of Port Wentworth. This state-of-the-art facility will serve the community for many years to come,” said Chief of Fire Lance Moore. “This four bay, 18,000 square foot structure will contain a training classroom that will also serve as our emergency operations center. It will have ample space to allow for future expansion of staff and equipment. The location is perfect to better serve the growing area North of Interstate 95. We are extremely excited for the opportunity to grow with the City of Port Wentworth.”

The City of Port Wentworth Fire Department is an ISO Class 3 department. Staff and personnel are honored to serve the citizens of Port Wentworth. Stations are staffed with full time and part-time personnel, that are manned 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The city’s firefighters devote their time to protect lives, the environment and property by providing prompt, skillful and cost-effective fire protection and life safety services.

This new fire station is expected to be completed by May 2025. For more information about the City of Port Wentworth or its fire department, please visit