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City of Opp Fire Department

Message from Our Fire Chief

Greetings! I am Fire Chief Cory Spurlin, and I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the Opp Fire Department’s web page. Our department currently employs a combination of both career and paid per call firefighters. We provide fire and rescue services to a forty-five square mile fire district, with a population of approximately 7,500 residents.

I am proud to be part of a team of highly trained and dedicated firefighters. As Fire Chief I see the endless sacrifice of our members as they endeavor to protect our citizens from fire and rescue emergencies. Opp is a wonderful city and a great place to raise a family and it is with great humility that I am allowed to serve as its Fire Chief.

Sincerely,

Cory Spurlin

The fire department is a combination of career and paid-per-call members. We provide emergency services to approximately 7,500 residents within our 45 square mile fire district.

We are a service-oriented Fire Department consisting of:

  • 1 Fire Chief
  • 3 Captains
  • 3 Lieutenants
  • 16 Firefighters
  • 1 Fire Station
  • 3 Fire Engines
  • 1 Brush Truck
  • 2 Support Vehicles

Our services include but not limited to:

  • Extinguishing Fires
  • Responding to motor vehicle accidents
  • Providing first responder emergency medical care
  • Extrication/Entrapment rescues
  • Hazardous materials incidents
  • Water rescues
  • Providing public education programs

Finally, our ISO score is rated as a Class 4

Our Mission

The Mission of the Opp Fire Department is to provide the highest level of protection from fires, accidents, natural disasters, and other emergencies that affect the citizens of our Fire District.

We will accomplish this through the training of our members using the latest teaching materials available.

We will strive to effectively and efficiently utilize all the necessary resources at our disposal to assist our citizens in their time of need.

We will treat the public in our care as we would our own family.

Chief Cory Spurlin
Fire Prevention