Sylvan Springs Fire Department

Find Sylvan Springs 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.

Sylvan Springs Fire Department 5525 Birmingport Road Sylvan Springs AL 35118 205-491-7637

About Sylvan Springs Fire Departments

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

Sylvan Springs 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 . Sylvan Springs 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 Sylvan Springs, AL

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

Sylvan Springs Fire Code Inspections

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