Some important information and prevention resources to help keep you and your family safe.
The Fire District does not issue burn permits. Burn Permits can be obtained by contacting the Alabama Forestry Commission at 1-800-942-3107. There are fines for illegal burning. State Law requires property owners to control fires on their property. The Fire District can assess a fee for fire fighting operations that are caused by illegal burning.
Be advised Lawrence County has a standing NO BURN ORDER issued by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. This order is in place from May – October. There are serious fines for burning during this time. If you have any questions, please contact ADEM at 1-888-271-7879.
Emergency Medical Service
The Fire District responds to medical calls priority for emergency only. If available, members may respond to non-emergency medical calls. We do not transport patients. Routine transports for doctor appointments can be made through 911 by calling the non-emergency number 256-974-7201.
Inspection and Investigation Services
The Fire District does provide limited property inspection and investigative services. We do not show up unannounced to inspect property. Contact the Fire District Office at 256-355-0671 to schedule an inspection or if you have questions related to these services.
Fire plan reviews for sprinkler systems, fire alarms, cooking suppression systems, life safety, or other plans are required by State Law. Installation and maintenance inspections are required also by State Law. Property owners with these systems should contact us with any questions.