Birmingham Fire Department

Find Birmingham 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.


Alabama Aircraft Industries 1943 50th Street North Birmingham AL 35212 205-592-0011


Birmingham Fire Department 1808 7th Avenue North Birmingham AL 35203 205-254-2052

Cahaba Valley Fire & EMR District 60 Manning Place Birmingham AL 35242 205-408-7734

Centerpoint Fire Department 2229 Center Point Parkway Birmingham AL 35215 205-853-5098

Forestdale Fire District 751 Heflin Avenue East Birmingham AL 35214 205-798-5611

Hoover Fire Department 2020 Valleydale Road Birmingham AL 35244 205-444-7520

Minor Fire Department 1135 Broad Street Birmingham AL 35224 205-787-5540

North Shelby County Fire And Emergency Medical District 4617 Valleydale Road Birmingham AL 35242 205-991-6439

Rocky Ridge Fire District 2911 Metropolitan Way Birmingham AL 35243 205-822-0532

Tarrant Fire Department 2593 Commerce Circle Birmingham AL 35217 205-849-2820

About Birmingham Fire Departments

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

Birmingham 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 . Birmingham 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 Birmingham, AL

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

Birmingham Fire Code Inspections

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