FirefightersThe Dothan Fire Department is an organized team assembled to bring about the highest quality of emergency services possible for the Dothan community. Your mission, should you decide to accept a fire service career, will be to continue this fine tradition.

What is the Dothan Fire Department?

We are an all paid, equal employment opportunity, emergency service delivery system, consisting of men and women of various racial, religious, and ethnic backgrounds. These members have honed their skills to deliver fire suppression strategies, emergency medical care, fire prevention, and educational service programs, and hold nationally recognized professional certifications.


The Dothan Fire Department with its diversity offers many career advancement opportunities. Members may seek promotion to sergeant after serving five years as a firefighter. Firefighters may concentrate in specialty areas which may include suppression, prevention, hazardous materials, or emergency medical services responsibilities.

Educational and certification programs necessary to qualify for advancement are available. The Dothan Fire Department provides continuing education throughout your career and an excellent compensation and benefits package.

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