News Flash

Posted on: March 8, 2022

FIRE DEPARTMENT BEGINS FIRE HYDRANT TESTING AND MAINTENANCE

fire hydrant

Fire department personnel have begun annual fire hydrant testing and maintenance. This process should take a couple of months to complete citywide. We will be flowing hydrants to gather data on water pressure, and to ensure all hydrants are in working ord...

Read on...

2021 - Fire Department
Posted on: December 27, 2021

OPELIKA FIRE DEPARTMENT NAMED NEWEST MEMBER OF THE AL FIRE COLLEGE TEAM OF REGIONAL TRAINING CENTER

training facility

December 2, 2021

The City of Opelika and the Opelika Fire Department along with the Alabama Fire College recently announced that the Opelika Fire Department was named the newest member of the Alabama Fire College’s team of Regional Training Centers (RTC). ...

Read on...

2021 - Fire Department
Posted on: December 27, 2021

CITY OF OPELIKA NAMES STEPHEN FIELDS DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF

stephen fields

OCTOBER 15, 2021

OPELIKA, Ala. – The City of Opelika is pleased to announce Stephen Fields has been promoted to Deputy Fire Chief of Opelika Fire Department. The essential function of this position is to assist Chief in overseeing and directing o...

Read on...

2021 - Fire Department
Posted on: December 27, 2021

CITY OF OPELIKA NAMES SHANE BOYD CHIEF OF OPELIKA FIRE DEPARTMENT

Chief Boyd

February 23, 2021

OPELIKA, Ala. – The City of Opelika is pleased to announce Shane Boyd as the city’s new Fire Chief, effective April 1, 2021. Boyd is replacing Chief Byron Prather, who retired on January 31, 2021. Boyd comes to Opelika...

Read on...

2021 - Fire Department
Posted on: December 27, 2021

CITY OF OPELIKA NAMES INTERIM FIRE CHIEF EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2021

Junior Morgan

January 27, 2021

OPELIKA, Ala. – The City of Opelika names James “Junior” Morgan Interim Fire Chief effective February 1, 2021. Morgan will serve as Interim Chief after Byron Prather’s retirement on January 31, 2021....

Read on...

2021 - Fire Department