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Lincoln Fire & Rescue

Lincoln Fire & Rescue Ladder Truck Lincoln Fire & Rescue started as a volunteer department that provided protection for the citizens until 1976 when the department became a paid full time department. An ambulance service was added in the same year and remains the only ambulance service in the north end of the county. The city presently operates 3 stations.

Mission Statement

Our mission at the Lincoln Fire & Rescue Department is to protect and save lives and property. To educate the community, businesses and schools on fire prevention, to have compassion to all and to be dedicated to excellence.

Risk Management Statement

When responding we will do so assuming we can save lives and/or property.
We will risk ourselves if necessary knowing we can save a life.
Within a structured plan we will assume some risk to save property.
Property or life that is already lost will limit our response to the situation.

Station Locations:

Station One:  118 Magnolia St., Lincoln, Al.  35096  Phone # 205-763-7777 ext. 4350

Station Two:  11000 Stemley Rd., Lincoln, AL.  35096  Phone# 205-763-7504

Services We Provide

Fire Suppression: The fire department responds to fires involving structures, equipment, vehicles, and land.

Emergency Medical Service: The Department operates two advanced life support ambulances with a licensed paramedic. Each fire engine is equiped with medical supplies to supplement emergency calls. The Department provides emergency calls and transports to local hospitals.

Fire Investigation Lincoln has a recognized fire investigation unit consisting of police certified personnel .  The primary purpose of the Fire Investigation Bureau is to determine fire origin and cause, whether accidental or incendiary. The responsibilities of the Fire Investigation Bureau include the fire scene investigation and follow up procedures to determine the nature of the incident.  The investigators work with Lincoln Police Department, Talladega County Sheriff’s Office, State of Alabama Fire Marshal Office, Talladega County District Attorney Office and other Public Safety Agencies to complete a thorough investigation.

To contact the Lincoln Fire Investigation Bureau call: 205-763-7777 ext. 4042

Alabama Arson hotline: 1-800-654-0775

Training: The Department supports an extensive training program to meet emergency needs such as: vehicle extracation, aircraft fires, high angle, trench, and confined space rescue.  The courses include but not limited to: Emergency Medical Services training and various Alabama Fire College certification courses.

For training questions please contact:  Lt. John Luker at: 205-763-7777 ext. 4356

Hazardous Material Response: The Department has personnel trained to respond to hazardous material incidents. The department responds to all levels of hazardous material incidents. Lincoln is one of only 2 Haz-Mat teams within Talladega County .

For Hazardous Materials questions or concerns please contact: Kevin Sturdivant at: 205-763-7777 ext. 4356

Water Rescue: The Department has a trained dive rescue team and boat ready for water rescue. The Department supplements the services of the Police Department dive team when requested.

Fire Safety Education: The Department has officers who got to schools ,  they will dress in full gear, and maybe the  Sparky outfit to teach the kids about fire and provide safety training to local schools and businesses.

For questions please call:

Organization: The Department is organized with a Chief, Assistant Chief, 3 Captains, and 7 lieutenants.

Chief Mike Wesley has been with the City of Lincoln since 1982.  His department currently employees 29 full time fire fighters.  There are currently 2 Fire stations in Lincoln and a staff onsite 24/7  with 2 small stations at one of our major manufacturing plants in our city.  Chief Wesley believes education and training are important factors to having a department that can protect the lives and property in Lincoln.