Limrock / Aspel Volunteer Fire

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Limrock / Aspel Volunteer Fire

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 The Limrock Aspel Volunteer Fire Department is located at 3730 County Road 11 in southwestern Jackson County in Alabama.  County road 11 is a paved two lane road maintained by the county, and is approximately 4 miles long.  Its the main link between the communities of Limrock and Aspel, stretches between U.S Highway 72 and Alabama State Highway 35.  The volunteers maintain a 3000 sq ft. block building near the intersection of county road 11 and highway 35.  The building is capable of containing 5 emergency vehicles, and the department currently has in service a 2006 International KME pumper tanker, 1959 Pierce Seagrave pumper tanker, 1978 Ford 600 Tanker, a 1978 Dodge brush truck, 1986 Chevrolet command truck, a 1992 Ford Aerostar EMT chaser vehicle and a 2001 Dodge EMT chaser vehicle.  Currently there are 24 volunteers.

The first response service area is approximately 30.85 square miles and contains many diverse terrains.  The area consist of approximately 50 % wooded mountainous property, 10 % wetland property, 30 % agricultural farmland and the remaining 10 % business and residential properties.  Additionally, the coverage area contains approximately 50 miles of paved narrow roads with the remaining consisting of unpaved gravel or dirt.

A majority of the citizens are located in the small rural farming communities of Limrock and Aspel. The communities have an estimated population of 1400 permanent residents and nearly all live in modest one and two floor homes typically constructed from wood products. There are over 500 structures in the coverage area and many are older than 50 years with some dating to the early 1900’s.  It is estimated that 20 percent of the residents live in mobile homes many 20 years or older.
 

 

 


Last Updated on Friday, 19 February 2010 20:44
 

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Contact Information

Limrock / Aspel Volunteer Fire Department
3730 County Road 11
Scottsboro, Alabama 35768
phone: (256) 574-3506
email: mail@lavfd.org