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Smiths Station Fire and Rescue builds sixth fire station

Smiths Station Fire & Rescue, Smiths Station Alabama, is proud to announce the completion their our sixth fire station. (Source: Smiths Station Fire & Rescue) Smiths Station Fire & Rescue, Smiths Station Alabama, is proud to announce the completion their our sixth fire station. (Source: Smiths Station Fire & Rescue)

SMITHS STATION, AL (WTVM) - Smiths Station Fire & Rescue, Smiths Station Alabama, is proud to announce the completion their our sixth fire station.

The new station is located at 50 Lee Road 315 near the intersection of Lee Road 315 and Lee Road 248 (Summerville Road), and will house a front-line fire engine and a brush truck.

Smiths Station Fire & Rescue is dispatched by the Lee County Sheriff's Offices 911 center and responds to an average of more than 2,100 Fire, EMS, rescue, hazmat, road hazard, and citizen assist calls per year.

The group's approximately 72 square-mile coverage area includes 32,000 residents in the City of Smiths Station and the surrounding unincorporated areas of Lee County, AL.

"We are a 100 percent volunteer department with about 40 member/firefighters, most of whom are certified as paramedics, emergency medical technicians, or emergency medical responders," a press release said. "The addition of Station Six to the other five strategically located stations within our coverage area will enhance the departments’ response capability.

The location of the new station places more homes and businesses within the five-road mile radius of a fire station that many insurance providers require and may positively impact some homeowners’ insurance premiums.

For more information or if your insurance provider requests a station location verification letter please call Smiths Station Fire & Rescue at (334)-297-7151 and press prompt 6 or click here.

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