The Fire Department Administration office has moved to the new Public Safety Building located at 201 Gin Shop Hill Road. The new mailing address for the Fire Department is now 101 West Main Street, Prattville, Alabama 36067.
The mission of the Prattville Fire Department is to protect lives and property by preventing the occurrence and minimizing the effects of fire, sudden illness, accidents, and disasters.
The first organized fire protection in the city of Prattville was formed in 1859 and volunteers responded whenever a fire occurred. In 1965, Prattville hired its first paid firefighters and operated with paid employees and volunteers. In the early 1970's, Prattville became a full-time paid department.
Currently the Prattville Fire Department serves a response area of 36 square miles in the city for fire and EMS. The department protects 33,960 citizens in the city of Prattville. The Prattville Fire Department employees 85 employees which 13 employees are administrative located at the Public Safety Building. The remaining 72 employees work a 24 on and 48 hour off schedule while operating the three fire stations located across the city. They staff three engine companies, a 95 ft. aerial platform, a rescue company, three ALS transport units and one command vehicle.
These personnel also makeup several specialized rescue teams that include dive rescue, trench rescue, confine space rescue, rope rescue, hazardous material response team, Swift Water 6, and Heavy Rescue 6 both of these teams are Alabama Mutual Aid System teams.
The department answers emergency and non-emergency calls. The department has a fleet of six ALS transport units. Of the 89 employees 52 are nationally registered paramedics.
Chief Terry Brown
Public Safety Building
201 Gin Shop Hill Road
Fire Station #1:
942 East Main St.
Fire Station #2:
163 West Fourth St.
Fire Station #3:
1904 Briarwood St.
Stanley E. Gann
Fire Training Facility:
290 Echlin Blvd