Fire Department Contacts
We serve a population of approximately 14,000 residents, and cover approximately 58 square miles. Three fire stations, five engines, a one-hundred foot aerial truck, a brush truck, and one service truck serve Scottsboro. Our personnel provide fire suppression, and other emergency related services, to Scottsboro and other mutual aid communities.
Our fire fighters are fully trained to the minimum standards set forth by the Alabama State Fire College. The department has twenty-six EMT Basics, one EMT Intermediate, three Advanced EMTs, three EMT Paramedics, thirty-three apparatus operators, and thirty state certified instructors. Other training that our fire fighters have received includes Hazardous Materials, wild land fire fighting, high angle rescue, confined space rescue, vehicle extrication and fire investigation.
Our entire first due engines are equipped with the latest in extrication equipment. This includes Jaws of Life, air bags, and porta-powers. Scottsboro Fire Department was one of the first departments in Alabama to have an engine equipped with a compressed air foam system (CAFS). Currently, we have three engines equipped with CAFS.