Locust Fork Fire Department

Find Locust Fork 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.

Locust Fork Fire Department 32 Town Hall Road Locust Fork AL 35097 205-681-4501

About Locust Fork Fire Departments

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

Locust Fork 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 . Locust Fork 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 Locust Fork, AL

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

Locust Fork Fire Code Inspections

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