City of Pelham Fire Department

City of Pelham Fire Department We are committed to meet the needs of our citizens; to conduct ourselves as professionals, with compassion and efficiency.
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The Pelham Fire Department offers emergency and non-emergency services to the community. Founded in 1964 as a volunteer organization, the Pelham Fire Department evolved into a combination department, and in 1984 into a full-time department. The Pelham Fire Department currently employs 80 personnel. Emergency services include fire, medical, and those situations deemed special in nature: Trench Rescue; High Angle Rescue; Swift Water/Dive Rescue; and Response to Hazardous Materials. All Fire Department personnel are qualified at the Basic Emergency Medical Technician level with 67% of all personnel qualified at the Paramedic level. Non-Emergency services include building plan reviews, fire code enforcement, fire cause determination, and public education.

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

The Pelham Fire Department offers our deepest condolences to our brothers and sisters in the Pelham Police Department.
02/14/2020
Chuck Bradley, 14-year veteran of Pelham Police Department, dies at 44

The Pelham Fire Department offers our deepest condolences to our brothers and sisters in the Pelham Police Department.

PELHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Pelham Police Department announced the passing of one of their officers Thursday afternoon. Ofc. Chuck Bradley, 44, a 14-year veteran of the department, died on Wedn…

02/05/2020
There is a possibility of severe weather for tomorrow. This weather event continues to develop and we encourage you to r...
02/04/2020

There is a possibility of severe weather for tomorrow. This weather event continues to develop and we encourage you to remain weather aware throughout the day.

01/23/2020
Pelham, Alabama Police Department

Great work by the Pelham Police Department!

WATCH: Police Chief Pat Cheatwood announces Amberly Flores has been found and is safe.

There is still much we don't know right now. Once we have talked with her, we will release additional details, if warranted.

Thank you to everyone who shared our information!

#PelhamPD

Congratulations to Fire Marshal Captain Justin Palmer for receiving the J B Stone award from the Alabama Association of ...
01/23/2020

Congratulations to Fire Marshal Captain Justin Palmer for receiving the J B Stone award from the Alabama Association of Arson Investigators.

Fantastic job by our A-Shift team tonight in the worst possible terrain. The fire is contained; however, smoke will stil...
01/23/2020

Fantastic job by our A-Shift team tonight in the worst possible terrain. The fire is contained; however, smoke will still be in the area. Rain will move in tomorrow to help fully extinguish the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Fire crews are currently on scene of a large woods fire on Highway 11 between Parsons Drive and Wild Timber Subdivision....
01/23/2020

Fire crews are currently on scene of a large woods fire on Highway 11 between Parsons Drive and Wild Timber Subdivision. The fire is 100% contained. This is still an active scene on very difficult terrain.

Our new Haz-Mat Truck will be on display Thursday night immediately following the city council meeting. The council meet...
01/22/2020

Our new Haz-Mat Truck will be on display Thursday night immediately following the city council meeting. The council meeting will be held in our Police Department at 6:00 P.M. and all are invited.

01/14/2020

TRAFFIC NOTICE: The funeral procession for Homewood Fire Chief John A. Bresnan will begin at approximately 2:00 PM tomorrow, January 15th, leaving Homewood Church of Christ on West Oxmoor Rd., proceeding through downtown Homewood and through Mountain Brook on Montevallo Rd. to Crestwood Blvd. in Birmingham and Irondale. The procession will then take John Rodgers Dr. to Highway 11 and turn right in Trussville to finish the trip to Jefferson Memorial Gardens. Expect traffic delays until approximately 3:30 PM in these areas. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Alabama Association of Fire Chiefs
01/14/2020

Alabama Association of Fire Chiefs

Governor Ivey has authorized flags in Jefferson and Shelby counties to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday in honor of Chief Bresnan.

01/13/2020
With heavy hearts we announce the untimely death of Homewood Fire Chief John A. Bresnan while on duty today. Chief Bresn...
01/11/2020
Longtime Homewood Fire Chief John Bresnan dies unexpectedly at work

With heavy hearts we announce the untimely death of Homewood Fire Chief John A. Bresnan while on duty today.
Chief Bresnan began his service with the Homewood Fire and Rescue Service in 1987 and promoted to Fire Chief in 1992, making him the longest standing professional Fire Chief in the State of Alabama. He is survived by his mother Bobbie Bresnan, daughter Lexi Bresnan, step son Kyle Rayburn, and his sister Charlotte Poe. Please keep his family and the Homewood Fire and Rescue Service in your thoughts and prayers.

Chief John Bresnan died unexpectedly while at work on Friday. Bresnan, who has been the fire chief since 1992, was found unresponsive in his office, shortly after 11 a.m.

With a enhanced risk for severe weather tomorrow for Central Alabama,  we encourage everyone to be weather aware tomorro...
01/10/2020

With a enhanced risk for severe weather tomorrow for Central Alabama, we encourage everyone to be weather aware tomorrow beginning at 8:00 AM. Make sure you have a resource for severe weather notifications.

To our brothers and sisters in blue, thank you for your service and we continue to pray for your safety!Thank a Law Enfo...
01/09/2020

To our brothers and sisters in blue, thank you for your service and we continue to pray for your safety!

Thank a Law Enforcement officer today!

A special thank you to our friends from Servpro for honoring Fire/Medic Adam Moore during the Birmingham Bowl.
01/03/2020

A special thank you to our friends from Servpro for honoring Fire/Medic Adam Moore during the Birmingham Bowl.

As heavy rain moves in today keep in mind, "Turn around, dont drown"!
01/02/2020

As heavy rain moves in today keep in mind, "Turn around, dont drown"!

12/31/2019
Pelham, Alabama Police Department

Great message from our Police Chief!

🔊SOUND ON🔊

We hope you have a fun and SAFE New Year's Eve. Our officers will be on the lookout for impaired drivers, so if you choose to drink, please be responsible and have a sober driver.

#PelhamPD

12/31/2019
12/25/2019
We have received reports from the North Pole that Santa is on schedule to come through Pelham tonight. Come out and visi...
12/24/2019

We have received reports from the North Pole that Santa is on schedule to come through Pelham tonight. Come out and visit with your neighbors and say hello to Santa!

12/21/2019

TRAFFIC ALERT:
Hwy 11 is closed in the area of Kelly Drive, while officers work a fatal crash. This area will be closed for an extended period of time.

Pelham Police Officers are re-routing traffic, so please follow their directions if you are traveling through that area. We will let you know when the road is reopen.

12/20/2019

FINAL UPDATE: ‪This crash has been cleared, and the interstate has been re-opened.
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UPDATE (8:23PM): One lane of I65 is now open.
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BREAKING: All lanes of I65 North are blocked at MM 243 because of a 3 vehicle crash.

One vehicle is in the ditch and another is on fire.

Please avoid the area by using Exit 242 to take Hwy 31 North. You can re-enter I65 from Hwy 119.

#PelhamPD

12/20/2019

UPDATE (8:23PM): One lane of I65 is now open.
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BREAKING: All lanes of I65 North are blocked at MM 243 because of a 3 vehicle crash.

One vehicle is in the ditch and another is on fire.

Please avoid the area by using Exit 242 to take Hwy 31 North. You can re-enter I65 from Hwy 119.

#PelhamPD

12/20/2019

BREAKING: All lanes of I65 North are blocked at MM 243 because of a 3 vehicle crash.

One vehicle is in the ditch and another is on fire.

Please avoid the area by using Exit 242 to take Hwy 31 North. You can re-enter I65 from Hwy 119.

Pelham is now under a Tornado watch until 11 pm. This is the latest update from the National Weather Service.
12/16/2019

Pelham is now under a Tornado watch until 11 pm. This is the latest update from the National Weather Service.

Everyone stay weather aware today! Very strong possibly of a severe weather event later today.
12/16/2019

Everyone stay weather aware today! Very strong possibly of a severe weather event later today.

This article was written by our Fire Chief concerning setting priorities in your life.
12/11/2019
Commentary: FIRE Your Priorities - Fire Engineering

This article was written by our Fire Chief concerning setting priorities in your life.

Timothy W. Honeycutt offers a simple way to frame your priorities when it comes to the job and life at large.

City of Pelham
12/11/2019

City of Pelham

The Santa Stop Schedule is out!! Join friends and neighbors at a stop near you for a little extra Santa time!! #PelhamAlabama #SantaStops2019

Photos from City of Pelham Fire Department's post
12/06/2019

Photos from City of Pelham Fire Department's post

City of Pelham Fire Department
12/06/2019

City of Pelham Fire Department

Photos from City of Pelham Fire Department's post
12/06/2019

Photos from City of Pelham Fire Department's post

12/05/2019

Dont forget the Christmas Tree Lighting event tonight at 6:30 at the Pelham Civic Complex. This is an amazing fun FREE event for the entire family.

Santa Claus is coming to town!!!
12/05/2019
Pelham, AL

Santa Claus is coming to town!!!

Santa Stops on Christmas Eve

City of Pelham Fire Department
12/04/2019

City of Pelham Fire Department

12/04/2019

More photos of our new Haz-Mat Unit. Our team is thrilled with this project and will be excited to have it in service to not only serve The City of Pelham but also serving Shelby County.

Our thoughts and prayers are with our brothers and sisters in blue as they remember their fallen comrade. Officer Philip...
12/03/2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with our brothers and sisters in blue as they remember their fallen comrade. Officer Philip Davis may be gone but never forgotten. RIP

Haz-Mat 1
12/03/2019

Haz-Mat 1

Neighborhood Bridges program launches in Pelham - Shelby County Reporter
12/03/2019
Neighborhood Bridges program launches in Pelham - Shelby County Reporter

Neighborhood Bridges program launches in Pelham - Shelby County Reporter

Pelham City Schools has become one of the latest school districts in the state to partner with Neighborhood Bridges, a charity in Westerville, Ohio, to launch Neighborhood Bridges Pelham and create a gateway for kindness.

12/02/2019

Those who have submitted applications via social media, they WILL NOT be accepted. Follow the directions on the job posting.

12/02/2019
Job Opportunities | Pelham, AL

JOB POSTING
FIREFIGHTER/EMT

Posting date: December 2, 2019
Closing date: December 20, 2019

Salary Range
$46,692.03 – $70,002.24

The City of Pelham Fire Department will begin accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT on the above listed date. The department is looking to fill current vacancies on our team as well as future vacancies. Our city offers a competitive salary and benefit package with a fast paced family friendly work environment. The City of Pelham has 23,000 residents covering 39 square miles including Oak Mountain State Park and the Oak Mountain Amphitheater, and in 2021 our city will host several events of the World Games. Two large developments are underway in our city totaling 70 million dollars. Department statistics are listed below:

2018 – 3410 calls for service
78 career firefighters
5 stations working 24/48 schedule
4 ALS Engines
1 ALS Quint
Hazardous Materials Response for Shelby County
Underwater/Surface Water Rescue
High Angle/Confined Space Rescue
Marine Operations
Advanced In-house training program and training facility
Highly advanced EMS program

Benefits Include:
State Retirement
Life Insurance
Cancer Insurance
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Workers Compensation
Deferred Compensation
Flexible Spending Program

Applicant Requirements:
Minimum 19 years old
High School Diploma or GED
Passing grade of 70 or higher on the City of Pelham Civil Service Exam
Testing Date: January 24, 2019
Completion of the City of Pelham Physical Fitness Assessment
Must be able to pass psychological evaluation, criminal background investigation, driving history investigation and physical and drug screening.

Preferred Requirements:
Current State of Alabama EMT License
Current State of Alabama Firefighter I

Applications:
Applications may be obtained at https://pelhamalabama.gov/156/Job-Opportunities. Applications will only be accepted during the above listed dates. Upon completion of the fillable application and background check authorization form, sign and email them to [email protected]. Submit no additional documents and submit nothing via social media! Once the application has been submitted you will receive further instructions.

Looking for employment with the City of Pelham? Find open job positions with the city.

The men and women of the Pelham Fire Department wish you and your family a happy and safe Thanksgiving!
11/28/2019

The men and women of the Pelham Fire Department wish you and your family a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

A very important safety message for this week! Dont be a Turkey! Stay safe and enjoy your holiday!
11/25/2019

A very important safety message for this week! Dont be a Turkey! Stay safe and enjoy your holiday!

The Pelham Fire Department Hazmat/Command Unit is complete. Our team will complete the final inspection process in a few...
11/22/2019

The Pelham Fire Department Hazmat/Command Unit is complete. Our team will complete the final inspection process in a few days and this incredible apparatus will be in service in a few weeks.

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3162 Pelham Pkwy
Pelham, AL
35124

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