The Opelika Fire Department is excited to announce the launch of its official social media accounts on Facebook ( and Instagram (@opelikafire) as of Thursday, July 1.

Fired Up for Opelika is a new social campaign that focuses on community engagement, events, education and fire safety, new branding and recruitment for the Opelika Fire Department.

Social media presence will give the fire department a new way to interact and engage with the public. Followers can expect to see posts with safety tips, weather updates, local disaster/traffic notifications, day-to-day operations, community outreach and events.

“Our firefighters wear several hats daily,” said Fire Chief Shane Boyd. “We invite the community, friends and family to follow our social accounts. We’re fired up for Opelika and excited to show how these amazing men and women serve our city.”

For more information, please call Community Relations, 334-705-5136.