The Gardendale Fire and Rescue Service is a full time career fire department currently operating in the North Jefferson County area. It employs twenty-seven full time fire/medics, Fire Marshal Adam Crain, and Fire Chief Joe Thomas. Gardendale Fire and Rescue Service covers approximately 50 square miles and averages over 200 alarms monthly with 70% assigned to medical-related alarms. The staff is trained and certified in various levels of service, ranging from paramedics, high angle/rope rescue, confined space, trench rescue, fire prevention, haz-mat to other individual certifications. Through the dedication, knowledge and experience within our department staff, we feel we can provide the citizens and patrons of Gardendale with the finest protection, best services, and the highest quality of life possible.