The Paradise City Fire Department services an area of 17.2 square miles with a population of 65,300 citizens. The department responds to an average of 4,500 calls for service each year. In addition to emergency responses within Paradise City, the department also participates in countywide and statewide mutual and auto aid agreements. The department provides advanced life support capabilities (paramedic) on every fire engine. The department also provides hazardous materials response, numerous citizen training programs, and full fire and safety inspections for all businesses and hotels within our response boundaries.
The Paradise City Fire Department operates under the direction of Fire Chief Russell Clark. The Fire Marshal is Eddie Burke, Jr.
The Department is divided into four functional bureaus: