• Mailing Address
    City of Pelham Fire Department
    P. O. Box 1419
    Pelham, Alabama 35124
  • Phone Number
  • Fax Number
  • Administrative Assistant

    Robin Wilkinson

    Fire Chief

    Danny Ray

    Deputy Chief

    Blair Sides

    Shift Commanders

    Battalion Chief Danny Reid - A Shift

    Battalion Chief Mike Reid - B Shift

    Battalion Chief Tim Honeycutt- C Shift


    Fire Marshal

    Division Chief Dewitt Marcrum

    Deputy Fire Marshal

    Lieutenant Justin Palmer


    Division Chief Brian Cleveland

    Training and Safety

    Captain Ricky King

  • Hours
    08:00 AM, monday --- 05:00 PM, friday


Welcome to the City of Pelham Fire Department!

We are committed to meet the needs of our citizens; to conduct ourselves as professionals, with compassion and efficiency. 

ISO Rating: ISO Class 2 rating protecting approximately 23,000 citizens within a 37 square mile area. We respond to approximately 3000 calls annually. Our community protection includes residential, commercial, and rural use type of properties including Oak Mountain State Park.

Services Provided:

  • Fire suppression
  • Emergency medical response
  • Public education
  • Vehicle extrication
  • Surface and underwater rescue
  • Confined space/high angle rescue
  • Trench rescue
  • Hazardous materials mitigation

Our Fire Department was founded in 1964 as a volunteer organization and evolved into a full-time department in 1984. We currently employ 80 certified firefighters/emergency medical technicians who work a 24 hour on/48 hour off schedule. Pelham is home to five fire stations strategically positioned throughout the city. Each station houses an Advanced Life Support (ALS) pumper along with the specialty equipment assigned to that station.

Fire Prevention Division: 

  • Fire Marshal
  • Fire investigations
  • Public education
  • Building inspections
  • Planning & engineering

Training Division:

  • Training courses for both Pelham firefighters and firefighters across the state of Alabama.
  • Pelham firefighters received 97 certifications in various specialty areas of fire response in 2016
  • Responsible for the department’s safety programs

EMS Division:

  • Provides our citizen with the best medical care possible as their needs arise
  • Our personnel have the best training and equipment available along with a thorough QA program
  • Oversees record keeping, licensure and compliance with applicable State and Federal laws and regulations.

The members of our department are consistently working to achieve and maintain the highest level of professionalism and efficiency on behalf of the residents, businesses, and visitors we serve. As your Fire Chief, I strive for continuous improvement in all that we do to provide the best possible services to our community.

Kindest regards,

Danny C. Ray
Fire Chief