Ron Saferite – Fire Chief
Stacy Smith – Assist Chief/Fire Marshal

200 14th Street NE
Fort Payne, AL  35967
Phone: (256) 845-6250

For Burn Permits:

911 Communications Center
200 Gault Ave S
Fort Payne, AL  35967
Phone: (256)845-1234
Fax: (256)845-4445

Covering approximately 56 square miles, Fort Payne Fire Rescue operates 4 stations with 39 paid personnel with an average response time of 4 minutes within the coverage area. With an ISO Class 3 rating, the agency is striving to continue improving services to the public it serves.

In addition to fire related services, the agency responds to medical emergencies and provides specialized rescue services such as vehicle extrication, confined space rescue, trench rescue, and high angle rescue. It also provides hazardous materials response for the area. The agency stands-up as a member of the state’s mutual assistance program as a Medium Rescue Team.

Training for personnel meets the standards as mandated by the Alabama Firefighters Personnel and Education Commission. All personnel are trained to certification levels required by the agency. A new training center went on line in 2003 and the agency was awarded permanent training center status through the Alabama Fire College. This arrangement allows certified training to be done locally for surrounding departments.

Fire Stations & Facilities

Fort Payne Fire and Rescue operates 4 stations and a large training Facility:

Station 1: Newest Facility. Located at 200 14th St NE.

Station 3: Located at 1206 Beason Gap Road NE

Training Facility: Located adjacent to Station 1. Performs certified training for surrounding departments in our area.

Station 2: Located at 111 Gault Ave. S

Station 4: Located at 4004 Gualt Ave N