Athens Fire Department in Athens Alabama

Address and phone number for Athens Fire Department, a Fire Department, at West Washington Street, Athens AL.


Name
Athens Fire Department
Address
950 West Washington Street, Athens, Alabama, 35611
Phone
256-233-8710
Fax
256-233-8714

About the Athens Fire Department

The Athens Fire Department, located in Athens, AL, provides fire protection and emergency response services to the Athens community. The Fire Department's mission is to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to fires, the Athens Fire Department also responds to medical emergencies, motor vehicle accidents, rescue calls, and incidents involving hazardous materials.

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

The Athens Fire Department provides information on Athens fire stations and fire districts. They also provide information on fire safety requirements for residential and business buildings, fire safety testing, and public records on the department's activities. The Fire Department issues annual reports with department information, events, and response numbers.

Emergency Response Services in Athens, AL

In an emergency situation, 911 routes safety calls to a dispatch agency, which coordinates the Athens Fire Department response. In Athens, the responding Fire House depends on the geographic location, the resources needed for the call, or paramedic emergency services. Some Fire Houses in Athens, for example, have aerial ladders, fire hoses, fire trucks, rescue vehicles, or water pumpers. Multiple Athens Fire Stations may respond to the same emergency by sending fire engines.

Athens Fire and Emergency Preparedness Resources

In Athens, the Fire Department also offers fire and emergency preparedness resources. The Fire Department may offer safety classes, distribute smoke detectors, and run public information campaigns. The educational programs offered by Athens Fire Department include events in Athens schools to teach children about fire safety and outreach at public events. Athens residents can also receive fire safety tips and resources on the community's emergency response plan from the Fire Department.

Athens Fire Code Inspections

The Fire Department conducts fire code inspections for Athens buildings. The Athens Fire Marshal enforces the Limestone County and Alabama Fire Code by reviewing plans for new construction or renovations. The Fire Marshal also coordinates with the Athens building code and building permit offices, and investigates fires to determine their cause.

Contact the Athens Fire Department

You may contact the Athens Fire Department by calling 256-233-8710, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Athens Fire Department, 950 West Washington Street, Athens, Alabama, 35611.


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