Adamsville Alabama Fire and Rescue
Our department currently has 25 personnel. There is one Chief, one Captain, two Lieutenants and nine Firefighters who are full-time employees. Of these, nine are licensed Paramedics. We have twelve part-time Firefighters, ten of whom are licensed Paramedics. We currently staff three 24-hour shifts. Each shift has five personnel. A minimum of two Paramedics work each shift. Training is conducted daily and recorded in the computer program “Fire House”. Service delivery includes fire suppression, emergency medical services, rescue, fire prevention and safety, fire investigation, fire inspection, hazardous material mitigation, training and public relations. Success is a team effort and I am sure we have a successful team. Therefore, Adamsville Fire and Rescue Service is poised to meet the challenge of providing the highest quality of services our citizens expect and deserve. For we are “Committed to Excellence”.
Fire Safety Tips For Your Home
Safety tips are brought to you by the U.S. Fire Administration. Although Adamsville Fire and Rescue are fully equipped and trained to handle fires, please take a moment to read these helpful tips so you and your family won't become a victim.
- Have a working smoke alarm on each level of your home and outside bedrooms.
- Have chimneys cleaned and inspected annually by a professional.
- Clear the area around the hearth of debris, flammables and decorative materials.
- Always use a metal mesh screen with fireplaces and leave glass doors open while burning a fire.
- Develop a fire escape plan with your household and practice often.
- Keep clothes, blankets, curtains and other combustibles at least three feet from space heaters.
- Be sure your stove and small appliances are off before going to bed.
- Check for frayed wires and do not run cords under rugs or furniture.
- Never leave cooking unattended.
- Never overload electrical sockets.
- Keep lighters and matches out of the reach of children.
- Never leave cigarettes unattended.
- Never smoke in bed.