Center Point Fire District

Center Point Fire District Fire, EMS and other Emergency Services Provider in Central Alabama The Center Point Fire District is headed by Fire Chief Gene Coleman, He oversees the total operations of the Fire, Medical Rescue, and Transport aspects of the department.
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The District is staffed by approximately 100 employees, who staff four fire stations, with four engine companies, and four advanced life support transport units. Fire/Medics staff the department in a three platoon system, employees work 24 hour shifts with each shift supervised by a Battalion Chief.

Operating as usual

Center Point Fire District Week in Review: 06/12/2021 through 6/19/2021The Center Point Fire District responded to 212 a...
06/20/2021

Center Point Fire District Week in Review:
06/12/2021 through 6/19/2021

The Center Point Fire District responded to 212 alarms this week. Our calls included 3 residential structure fires, 1 Recreational vehicle fire, 3 passenger vehicle fires, 141 EMS calls (61.5%), 10 motor vehicle accidents (4.2%), 27 public assist calls (11.7%), 17 alarm calls (7.2%), and other miscellaneous calls.

We started the week on Sunday celebrating a third birthday for an awesome young man “Riley”. On Monday we held our June 2021 Board meeting where we swore in 6 new members, celebrated the promotion of Lieutenant Brown, and received a generous check from Alabama State Representative Danny Garrett.

Later in the week we responded to several residential structure fires and a recreational vehicle fire.

As always thank you for your support!

Timeline Photos
06/20/2021

Timeline Photos

Road Closure: We will close Sweeney Hollow Road between 25th Ave. NE and Highland Trace Drive on Monday, June 21 - Thursday, June 24th for the removal and replacement of a storm drainage culvert. We appreciate your patience with this work!

06/19/2021

In order to complete a culvert pipe replacement, there will be a temporary road closure of Sweeney Hollow Road located northwest of 25th Avenue NE. The closure is scheduled for the week of 6/21 through 6/24/2021.

Come join our team!The Center Point Fire District is now accepting applications for the position of firefighter I/II wit...
06/17/2021

Come join our team!

The Center Point Fire District is now accepting applications for the position of firefighter I/II with EMT (NREMT paramedic preferred)

Qualifications:
-Must be 21 years old
-Valid drivers license
-Pro Board-certified firefighter I/II
-NREMT paramedic (preferred) or NREMT advanced basic with understanding of becoming NREMT paramedic

Incentives:
-Blue Cross Blue Shield health and dental insurance
-RSA retirement
-Tuition reimbursement
- Great experience

Easy online application link below:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc8j7JxmWxF6dWEe1yLh-4PLesKOs9vHRFkPV7i9ZLd6I5WLA/viewform

Thank you Represenrative Garrett for your continued support to the Center Point Fire District and too the citizens we al...
06/15/2021

Thank you Represenrative Garrett for your continued support to the Center Point Fire District and too the citizens we all serve!

Congratulations Kaileigh and Lieutenant Matt Brown.
06/15/2021

Congratulations Kaileigh and Lieutenant Matt Brown.

Congratulations Kaileigh and Lieutenant Matt Brown.

Please join us in welcoming Craig Harris and the Harris family to the Center Point Fire District Family.
06/15/2021

Please join us in welcoming Craig Harris and the Harris family to the Center Point Fire District Family.

Please join us in welcoming Craig Harris and the Harris family to the Center Point Fire District Family.

Please join us in welcoming Carley Nicholas and the Nicholas family to the Center Point Fire District Family.
06/15/2021

Please join us in welcoming Carley Nicholas and the Nicholas family to the Center Point Fire District Family.

Please join us in welcoming Cody Wix and the Wix family to the Center Point Fire District Family.
06/15/2021

Please join us in welcoming Cody Wix and the Wix family to the Center Point Fire District Family.

Please join us in welcoming Cody Wix and the Wix family to the Center Point Fire District Family.

Please join us in welcoming Albert Tinney IV aboard.
06/15/2021

Please join us in welcoming Albert Tinney IV aboard.

Please join us in welcoming Corey Melvin and the Melvin family to the Center Point Fire District Family.
06/15/2021

Please join us in welcoming Corey Melvin and the Melvin family to the Center Point Fire District Family.

Please join us in welcoming Corey Melvin and the Melvin family to the Center Point Fire District Family.

Please join us in welcoming Nicholas Kent and the Kent family to the Center Point Fire District Family.
06/15/2021

Please join us in welcoming Nicholas Kent and the Kent family to the Center Point Fire District Family.

Congratulations to the following for having their badge pinned tonight:Corey      MelvinCarley     NicholasCraig       H...
06/15/2021

Congratulations to the following for having their badge pinned tonight:

Corey Melvin
Carley Nicholas
Craig Harris
Nicholas Kent
Cody Wix
Albert Tinney IV

Congratulations to Matt Brown who had his badge pinning tonight in recognition of his promotion to Lieutenant.
06/15/2021

Congratulations to Matt Brown who had his badge pinning tonight in recognition of his promotion to Lieutenant.

Alabama Firefighters Association President Josh Bryant presented Battallion Chief Ward with the Captain Drake Award for ...
06/15/2021

Alabama Firefighters Association President Josh Bryant presented Battallion Chief Ward with the Captain Drake Award for the extensive EMS training he helps provide to the State and Region.

Swearing in ceremony tonight via Fire Commissioner Pritchett!
06/15/2021

Swearing in ceremony tonight via Fire Commissioner Pritchett!

It was great to have a visit tonight from Alabama State Representative Danny Garrett. We were honored and appro to recei...
06/15/2021

It was great to have a visit tonight from Alabama State Representative Danny Garrett. We were honored and appro to receive a check for 40,000 to go towards the regional fire training center.

Tonight was the Center Point Fire District’s June 2021 Board meeting.
06/15/2021

Tonight was the Center Point Fire District’s June 2021 Board meeting.

Center Point Fire District’s EMS Chief Wes Ward is featured in Fire Chief and Fire Rescue1 (magazines) this week. Great ...
06/14/2021

Center Point Fire District’s EMS Chief Wes Ward is featured in Fire Chief and Fire Rescue1 (magazines) this week.

Great article and insight. Check out the article below.

https://www.firechief.com/fire-products/education/articles/please-dont-kiss-me-training-to-minimum-standards-is-not-enough-oEUgEt4F6OT8yrW4/

Center Point Fire District’s EMS Chief Wes Ward is featured in Fire Chief and Fire Rescue1 (magazines) this week.

Great article and insight. Check out the article below.

https://www.firechief.com/fire-products/education/articles/please-dont-kiss-me-training-to-minimum-standards-is-not-enough-oEUgEt4F6OT8yrW4/

Happy Birthday Riley! It was a pleasure celebrating your big day!!!
06/13/2021

Happy Birthday Riley! It was a pleasure celebrating your big day!!!

Center Point Fire District Week in Review: 06/05/2021 through 6/12/2021The Center Point Fire District responded to 279 a...
06/13/2021

Center Point Fire District Week in Review:
06/05/2021 through 6/12/2021

The Center Point Fire District responded to 279 alarms this week. Our calls included 2 residential structure fires, 2 vehicle fires, 5 grass or brush fires, 166 EMS calls (59.4%), 17 motor vehicle accidents (6.0%), 34 public assist calls (12.1%), 21 alarm calls (7.2%), and other miscellaneous calls.

We attended the Fishing Rodeo in Clay on Saturday. We attended both the Council meetings later in the week In Center Point and Clay.

We received pictures and information from the building of the new Engine 1 and new Engine 2 now being built in Florida.

On Wednesday we hosted the Alabama EMS Challenge where we received excellent EMS training from Dr. Duerring and Dr. Evans. We finished the week with in house training and lots of calls for service.

As always thank you for your support!

We are pleased to host Alabama EMS Challenge today. Great instruction via Dr.Duerring and Dr. Evans.
06/09/2021

We are pleased to host Alabama EMS Challenge today. Great instruction via Dr.Duerring and Dr. Evans.

Come join our team!The Center Point Fire District is now accepting applications for the position of firefighter I/II wit...
06/07/2021

Come join our team!

The Center Point Fire District is now accepting applications for the position of firefighter I/II with EMT (NREMT paramedic preferred)

Qualifications:
-Must be 21 years old
-Valid drivers license
-Pro Board-certified firefighter I/II
-NREMT paramedic (preferred) or NREMT advanced basic with understanding of becoming NREMT paramedic

Incentives:
-Blue Cross Blue Shield health and dental insurance
-RSA retirement
-Tuition reimbursement
- Great experience

Easy online application link below:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc8j7JxmWxF6dWEe1yLh-4PLesKOs9vHRFkPV7i9ZLd6I5WLA/viewform

Come join our team!

The Center Point Fire District is now accepting applications for the position of firefighter I/II with EMT (NREMT paramedic preferred)

Qualifications:
-Must be 21 years old
-Valid drivers license
-Pro Board-certified firefighter I/II
-NREMT paramedic (preferred) or NREMT advanced basic with understanding of becoming NREMT paramedic

Incentives:
-Blue Cross Blue Shield health and dental insurance
-RSA retirement
-Tuition reimbursement
- Great experience

Easy online application link below:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc8j7JxmWxF6dWEe1yLh-4PLesKOs9vHRFkPV7i9ZLd6I5WLA/viewform

Center Point Fire District Week in Review: 5/29/2021 through 6/05/2021The Center Point Fire District responded to 254 al...
06/06/2021

Center Point Fire District Week in Review:
5/29/2021 through 6/05/2021

The Center Point Fire District responded to 254 alarms this week. Our calls included 3 residential structure fires, 1 commercial fire, 1 Apartment Fire,1 cooking fire, 2 vehicle fires, 6 grass or brush fires, 148 EMS calls (58.1%), 14 motor vehicle accidents (5.4%), 24 public assist calls (9.4%), 23 alarm calls (8.7%), and other miscellaneous calls.

On Sunday we began the week by recognizing the National CPR/AED week. On Monday we participated in the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the City of Center Point. On Tuesday we received an update on the progress of the new Engine 2 that is being built in Florida. Wednesday we were honored to attend the Central Alabama Chiefs Association’s monthly meeting held at the Center Point Community Center. On Thursday we attended City Council meetings at Center Point and Pinson. Lastly on Friday we traveled to Fort Payne to attend the firefighter recruit school graduation of our two newest firefighters. Congratulations to Carley and Cody!!!

As always thank you for your support!

More for CPR/AED Awareness week.
06/06/2021

More for CPR/AED Awareness week.

More for CPR/AED Awareness week.
06/05/2021

More for CPR/AED Awareness week.

More for CPR/AED Awareness week.

We are proud to announce that our two recruits Carley Nicholas and CodyWix have graduated from Firefighter Recruit Schoo...
06/04/2021

We are proud to announce that our two recruits
Carley Nicholas and CodyWix have graduated from Firefighter Recruit School. Both worked hard for this accomplishment! Congratulations Carley and Cody!

This Fire School was top notch. The time and effort Scot D. WestBrook and the Fort Payne Fire Department is commendable! Hats off to all involved that made this 2021 Fire Recruit school a huge success!!!

More for CPR/AED Awareness week.
06/04/2021

More for CPR/AED Awareness week.

More for CPR/AED Awareness week.

Learn Hands-Only CPR
06/04/2021
Learn Hands-Only CPR

Learn Hands-Only CPR

Hands-Only CPR can be just as effective as conventional CPR. Learn what Hands-Only CPR is and how to give it.

Save the Date!
06/03/2021

Save the Date!

Save the Date!

Many of our members have heard the rules of Waffle House. Chief Howard Summerford  adapted the Waffle House’s rules to o...
06/03/2021

Many of our members have heard the rules of Waffle House. Chief Howard Summerford adapted the Waffle House’s rules to our department years ago. It just shows that it does not matter where you work or who you are all you have to do is be nice!. Congratulations Timothy Harrison. Great job Cedric Hampton and the Waffle House team.

More great info in support of CPR/AED awareness week.
06/03/2021

More great info in support of CPR/AED awareness week.

More great info in support of CPR/AED awareness week.

Address

2229 Center Point Pkwy
Center Point, AL
35215

General information

The fire district provides service for the cities of Center Point, Clay, and Pinson. We also provide service for unincorporated areas of Northeastern Jefferson County with stations in Center Point, Pinson, Clay, and Chalkville, we are responsible for these areas as well as Grayson Valley, Robinwood, Pawnee, and Ketona. Our communications center is located inside of Fire Administration building on Center Point Parkway, they receive and dispatch all calls for emergency services within the district. All residents and businesses within the district are covered by Enhanced 911 service with these calls being first routed through the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. The department can also be contacted through our Emergency Number 853-5050

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The Center Point Fire District is headed by Fire Chief Gene Coleman. He oversees the total operations of the Fire, Medical Rescue, and Transport aspects of the department. The District is staffed by approximately 100 employees, who staff four fire stations, with four engine companies, and four advanced life support transport units. Fire/Medics staff the department in a three platoon system, employees work 24 hour shifts with each shift supervised by a Battalion Chief.

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