Center Point Fire District
2229 Center Point Parkway
Birmingham, AL. 35215
CENTER POINT FIRE DISTRICT RECLASSIFIED TO ISO CLASS 1
June 22, 2016
The Center Point Fire District serves the City of Center Point, City of Clay, City of Pinson, and
unincorporated areas of northeast Jefferson County. In 2015, Center Point Fire Department responded
to over 8,500 emergency calls. The Center Point Fire District provides fire suppression and emergency
medical services with 91 employees operating from 4 fire stations. The Center Point Fire District has
earned an ISO Class 1/1X rating through a Public Protection Classification (PCC) survey conducted by the
Insurance Services Office (ISO). PPC classifications range from 1 to 10 with Class 1 representing
exemplary fire suppression capabilities.
WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR OUR COMMUNITY?
The areas of Jefferson County that are served by the Center Point Fire District have the best
available fire suppression protection according to national standards on personnel, training,
water supply, equipment, response times, organization, and communication.
Most U.S. insurers (including the largest ones) use PPC information as part of their decision-
making when determining which businesses to write, coverage to offer, and pricing. The ISO
Class 1 rating will mean lower insurance rates for many citizens and businesses within the
Center Point Fire District.
Insurance rates based on the new ISO Class 1 rating will take effect on October 1, 2016.
HOW DOES CENTER POINT FIRE DISTRICT COMPARE?
In 2015, only 132 fire departments achieved an ISO Class 1 rating out of the over 48,000 that
were evaluated. The Center Point Fire District is now included in the top 1% of fire suppression
organizations in the United States.
In addition to Center Point Fire District, there are 4- ISO Class 1 fire departments in Alabama.
The Center Point Fire District is the only Fire District in Alabama to hold an ISO Class 1 rating.
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TheCenter Point Fire District is seeking applicants for the position of Firefighter-Medic.and Training Officer.Download and complete the application below.
The Center Point Fire District is headed by Fire Chief Donnie P. West Jr. He oversees the total operations of the Fire, Medical Rescue, and Transport aspects of the department. The District is staffed by approximately 100 employees, who staff four fire stations, with four engine companies, and four advanced life support transport units. Fire/Medics staff the department in a three platoon system, employees work 24 hour shifts with each shift supervised by a Battalion Chief.
The fire district provides service for the cities of Center Point, Clay, and Pinson. We also provide service for unincorporated areas of Northeastern Jefferson County with stations in Center Point, Pinson, Clay, and Chalkville, we are responsible for these areas as well as Grayson Valley, Robinwood, Pawnee, and Ketona. We responded to a total of 8479 calls in 2015.