Fire Department History
Loxley Volunteer Fire Department, originally started in 1964, is strictly a volunteer
organization dedicated to keeping the citizens of Loxley safe. The chain of command is
Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, Batt. Fire Chief and one Lieutenant. Outside the chain
of command we have a Chaplain.
The original fire station was located on Holly Street close to the towns original
water tank. In the 1970s, the building next to the station was included as the business
center of the department. In 1997, the town built the first of two state of the art fire
stations on Railroad Street. The building has six bays, a large training room, offices,
restrooms and a kitchen. The building also houses a second floor where up to 24 fire
fighters can sleep. It took 1 1/2 years to complete it.
The Railroad Street Fire Station holds two fire engines, a ladder truck, a service
truck, a firefighter transport vehicle, two command vehicles, and a brush truck.
The building is also designed to house many more items necessary to fight fires.