Lowndes County Fire Department

Find Lowndes 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.

Fort Deposit Volunteer Fire Department 308 Old Fort Road Fort Deposit AL 36032 334-404-4444

Lowndesboro Volunteer Fire Department 3 School Street Lowndesboro AL 36752 334-278-3337

Sandy Ridge Volunteer Fire Department 5186 U.s. 31 Letohatchee AL 36047 334-227-4551

White Hall Volunteer Fire Department 625 White Hall Road Hayneville AL 36040 334-875-5703

About Lowndes County Fire Departments

Lowndes County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Lowndes County, AL community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Lowndes 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:
  • Lowndes County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Lowndes County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Lowndes County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Lowndes County

Lowndes 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 Lowndes County. Lowndes County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Lowndes County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Lowndes County, AL

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Lowndes County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Lowndes 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.

Lowndes County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Lowndes County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Lowndes 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 Lowndes County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Lowndes County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.