First Responders




When a disaster strikes, a big duty of the EMA is to provide the first responders with all the resources they need in order to help an area recover to its state before the disaster. First responders include fire, police, and emergency medical personnel.

The following is a list of all first responders within Tuscaloosa County:




Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Department


Tuscaloosa Police Department


Northport Police DepartmentUAPD


University of Alabama Police Department


Vance Police Department


Coaling Police Department


Lake View Police Department




Tuscaloosa Fire DepartmentTuscaloosa FD


Northport Fire Department


Brookwood Volunteer Fire Department


Lake View Fire Protection District


Carroll’s Creek Fire Protection District


Abernant Fire & Rescue Protection District


Duncanville Volunteer Fire Department


Coaling Volunteer Fire Department


Fosters-Ralph Fire District


Mt. Olive Volunteer Fire Department (Coker)


Romulus Volunteer Fire Department


Samantha Volunteer Fire Department




NorthStar Emergency Medical ServicesNorthStar


Emergency Medical Services