Mission, Core Values 

Mission Statement

The Opelika Fire Department is dedicated to placing the lives of Opelika’s citizens and visitors above all else. Our members will arrive to requests for service as the best trained and most professional firefighters in the State of Alabama. And we will always be driven by our core values that lead us every day:

Core Values 

Honor – Our members value the many traditions of the fire service and hold in high regard the responsibility of public service.

Courage – We will be there when our community needs us. Even when that need asks us to push fear aside to ensure the safety of our citizens. 

Compassion – We will exhibit kindness and empathy when meeting the needs of our community, and we are committed to serving the people of Opelika with our time, skills, energy, and lives.

Integrity – We will always represent the citizens of Opelika as honest, trustworthy, and value-driven professionals.