Need additional information about the important issues you deal with as a first responder?

From specialized vehicle tags to community risk reduction, and everything in between, we've compiled a list of commonly requested resources.

AFC Online

AFC Online Classroom access

Alabama Distinctive Firefighter Tags

Find out if you’re eligible to apply for a distinctive fire fighter tag.

Alabama EMS Challenge

Alabama EMS Challenge is a free continuing education opportunity for EMS providers in Alabama.

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Alabama Firefighter Memorial

The Alabama Fire College is proud to be the home of the Alabama Firefighter Memorial to honor firefighters of Alabama who have given their lives in the Line-of-Duty and to pay tribute to those firefighters who heroically serve with pride, courage, and honor. Personalized brick pavers can be sponsored to be placed at the Memorial.

Alabama First Responder Peer Support

Alabama First Responder Peer Support offers free, confidential peer support. Because they are first responders themselves, AFRPS members are motivated by compassion and are available to help you confront the realities of a career as a first responder.

Alabama Power Safe-T-Zone

Alabama Power’s high voltage safety program, called Safe-T-Zone, was designed with first responders in mind and with input from the Alabama Fire College. This custom-built trailer generates 14,400 volts and uses both primary and secondary voltage to demonstrate the potential dangers of overhead and underground power lines. *Due to COVID19, Alabama Power is offering free DVDs of the program to teach about the importance of safety around electricity.

Alabama Public Safety Leadership Academy

The mission of the Alabama Public Safety Leadership Academy is to broaden and enhance the management and leadership skills of select members of Alabama’s public safety agencies through a directed program exposing members to key strategic elements relevant to public safety organizational success.

American Red Cross of Alabama and Mississippi

The Red Cross Home Fire Campaign helps save lives by installing free smoke alarms in homes that don’t have them, and by educating people about home fire safety. The Red Cross offers educational programs to all age groups on fire prevention and emergency preparedness. 

Community Risk Reduction

Prepare your community to reduce specific risks and identify potential hazards.

Firefighter Cancer Support Network

Since 2005, the nonprofit Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN) has provided assistance and one-on-one mentoring to thousands of cancer-stricken firefighters and their families. FCSN also delivers extensive firefighter cancer awareness and prevention training nationwide.

Get Alarmed, Alabama! Smoke Alarm Program

If you live in Alabama, you are twice as likely as the rest of the nation to die as a result of fire. Fire departments in Alabama are participating in a smoke alarm initiative to make sure all homes in our state are outfitted with smoke detectors. Participating fire departments will assist the requester by installing the smoke alarm in the home.

Fire Explorers

Fire Service Explorer posts help youth gain insight into a variety of programs that offer hands-on career activities. Exploring offers experiential learning with lots of fun-filled, hands-on activities that promote the growth and development of adolescent youth.

Job Board

To have your department’s job postings listed, contact us at

Line of Duty Death Assistance

We provide necessary assistance and support to families and fire departments of fallen firefighters.

Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational employment and wage estimates are developed for Alabama, metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas. Estimates for industry sectors statewide are also available.

Project FREEDOM: Free Narcan Training for First Responders

The rate of opioid deaths in Alabama has MORE THAN DOUBLED from 2012 to 2017, which had 422 recorded opioid overdose deaths. Project FREEDOM, which stands for First Responder Expansion of Education and Distribution of Overdose Medication, wants to fix this problem. Project FREEDOM is a four-year, $3.2 million-dollar project that is focusing on 14 rural Alabama counties – Blount, Cullman, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Jackson, Lawrence, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, St. Clair, Shelby, Walker, and Winston. It is also focusing on two urban counties – Jefferson and Tuscaloosa. Their goal is to reduce opioid overdose deaths in rural Alabama by educating first responders on how to handle these types of overdoses.

UL FSRI Fire Safety Academy

The UL FSRI Fire Safety Academy is a special software application developed for the delivery, administration, documentation, tracking, and reporting of educational materials developed to disseminate the research findings of the UL FSRI and ultimately increase the knowledge of the fire service. The Fire Safety Academy provides access to interactive, online courses and allows learners to track and document successful completion of this online training.