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Fire Department


Michael E. Stokes 
Fire Chief


Mark Walker 
Assistant Fire Chief


Mitchell Parker 
Fire Prevention and Inspection



City of Selma
Fire Department
PO Box 450
Selma, AL 36702

Location: 1500 Broad Street

Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm


(334) 874-2150 
(334) 874-2157 (Fire Prevention & Inspection)


(334) 874-1737


About the Department

The Selma Fire & Rescue provides fire and rescue protection to the City of Selma and the three-mile police jurisdiction. We operate out of four stations and utilize 4 engine companies, one ladder company, one rescue company, and one hazardous materials unit. We handle an average of 600 calls per year and maintain a Class 4 ISO Rating.

When fully staffed we have 57 line personnel, 4 staff personnel, and 1 secretary. We operate three shifts of personnel, which work 24 hours on duty and 48 hour off-duty. 

Anyone seeking applications for Firefighter may apply at the Personnel Office located on the first floor of City Hall at 222 Broad Street. You must be 19 years of age, have a valid Alabama Drivers license, and have a high school diploma or GED. Our hiring process requires each applicant to pass the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT), written exam, background check, and physical & drug screening. Successful candidates will then be sent to a 10-week minimum standards school before being assigned to a station.

Adopted City of Selma Fire Codes comes from: NFPA 101, NFPA 1, and 5000 Building Construction Life Safety; all 2006 editions.

Fire Report copies may be picked up during regular business hours. Copies of reports dated less than a year old are free; to receive a copy of a report dated over a year will require a $5.00 processing fee.


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