The Dadeville Fire Department is a combination department consisting of 6 career members
and 21 volunteer firefighters. Our primary coverage service area (CSA) is assigned to our
department by the Tallapoosa County 9-1-1 Board and covers approximately 41 square miles.
The department currently consists of 2 Fire Stations, 3 Engine Companies, 1 Tanker and 1 Aerial
Apparatus, 1 Brush Unit, 1 Chief Truck, 1 Operations Tahoe and a Hazmat
Confinement/Containment Trailer.

The service area includes the city limits of Dadeville as well as rural, unincorporated parts
surrounding the city limits, including: the Dudleyville Road / Horseshoe Bend Road areas to our
North down to the West Lafayette Street, Young’s Ferry Road, Old Susanna Road areas to our

We cover main thoroughfares of Alabama Highway 49 North and South, and along US Highway
280, East and West of downtown. There is a Norfolk Southern Rail System that passes through
the northern part of our territory. To our south is the famous Lake Martin. We provide coverage
for the historic Smith Mountain Fire Tower and Trails area and the Dare Park day use area. We
serve a large number of people that reside in their lake homes off the main roadways
mentioned in the areas.

In March 2021, Scott Atkins began serving the Dadeville Fire Department at the rank of Fire
Chief. Chief Atkins began as a volunteer firefighter with Dadeville in 1987. He obtained his
Paramedic Licensure and worked at EAMC EMS for approximately 17 years. He was hired at the
Opelika Fire Department in 1992 as a Fire Medic and retired at the rank of Assistant Chief in

If you have any questions or would like to join as a volunteer firefighter, contact us at 256-825-
8534. You may visit the department Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., located at 339 North
Tallassee Street. Please call to schedule a visit.

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