Choctaw County Fire Department

Find Choctaw County Alabama fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.

Gilbertown Volunteer Fire Department 197 College St Gilbertown AL 36908 251-843-3198

Lisman Volunteer Fire Department 100012 Crowell Dr Lisman AL 36912 205-398-3842

New Hope Volunteer Fire Department 2887 New Hope Road Needham AL 36915 251-843-4688

Pleasant Hill Volunteer Fire Department 6507 Pleasant Hill Road Gilbertown AL 36908 205-459-3228

Toxey Volunteer Fire Department 158 Broad Street Toxey AL 36921 251-843-5222

West Alabama Emergency Response Team 811 West Pushmataha Street Butler AL 36904 205-459-1135

About Choctaw County Fire Departments

Choctaw County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Choctaw County, AL community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Choctaw County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Choctaw County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Choctaw County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Choctaw County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Choctaw County

Choctaw County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in Alabama are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Choctaw County. Choctaw County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Choctaw County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Choctaw County, AL

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Choctaw County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Choctaw County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Choctaw County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Choctaw County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Choctaw County and Alabama Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Choctaw County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Choctaw County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.