Fire Department

Mission Statement

The Selma Fire and Rescue Department is dedicated to provide rapid, reliable and professional emergency service to the citizens of the City of Selma. We are committed to protecting the lives and property in our community.

We will accomplish our mission through education, fire prevention, fire suppression, emergency and non- emergency activities.

We will actively participate in this community, striving to efficiently and effectively utilize all resources at our command to meet the needs of the citizens we serve.

About Selma Fire

The Selma Fire & Rescue is a 54 line personnel, 7 administrative staff and 1 administrative assistant team, when fully staffed. Selma Fire have 4 responding stations and 1 training station. We operate 4 engine companies, 1 ladder truck, one brush truck and one shift commander vehicle. Our stations are manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week working a 24 hour shift with 48 hours off. On average, we respond to approximately 700 calls a year and maintain a Class 2 ISO Rating with a Class 1 being the nest class rating.

Franklin Edwards

Interim Fire Chief



Selma Fire Department
1500 Broad Street
Selma, AL 36701


Monday – Friday:
8:00 am to 4:00 pm


(334) 874-2150



Severe Weather Alert!


Due to the threat of severe weather, all non-essential city services will be closed on Friday, March 18, 2022.  The City will continue to monitor the situation and depending on the severity of the event may make further changes to hours of operation. 

The Selma Police & Fire Departments will be on regular duty and Public Works will be on call working diligently to address issues as they occur, along with reporting issues to the Alabama Department of Transportation and local utility companies.

Residents are encouraged to stay informed and take proper precautions.  Please stay off roadways as conditions, power lines, and/or trees may be impacted.

Sever Weather