Bessemer Fire Department

Find Bessemer 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.

Bessemer Fire Department 1111 2nd Avenue North Bessemer AL 35020 205-428-5151

Birmingport Fire District 9158 Taylors Ferry Road Bessemer AL 35023 205-436-4174

Concord Fire District 6798 Warrior River Road Bessemer AL 35023 205-491-1170

Eastern Valley Fire Department 828 Eastern Valley Road Bessemer AL 35020 205-424-0143

Hueytown Fire Department 2979 Creekview Drive Bessemer AL 35023 205-497-1507

Indian Ford Fire District 4306 South Shades Crest Road Bessemer AL 35022 205-277-9529

Indian Ford Volunteer Fire Department 4306 South Shades Crest Road Bessemer AL 35022 205-426-2171

Lipscomb Fire Department 5512 Avenue H Bessemer AL 35020 205-425-1112

Mc Adory Fire Department 6841 Pocahontas Road Bessemer AL 35022 205-425-1028

Shannon Volunteer Fire Department 1792 Shannon Road Bessemer AL 35022 205-942-5802

About Bessemer Fire Departments

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

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

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Bessemer, AL

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

Bessemer Fire Code Inspections

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