To Report a Wildfire

To Report a Wildfire 1-800-392-5679  

To Report Arson 1-800-654-0775 or online @

As of January 1, 2015, and pursuant to state law, the Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) has ceased performing any law enforcement functions, and its Forest Investigators have been transferred to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA). The AFC is no longer the agency responsible for investigating forestry-related crimes including arson, illegal burning, timber theft, or logging equipment theft.

To report arson or illegal burning please contact the State Fire Marshal's Office at 1-800-654-0775. or online at

To report a timber theft, logging equipment theft, or other forestry-related crime please contact
ALEA at (334) 517-2878.

Additional Resources:

Forestry and Related Laws, (pdf)-(code of Alabama)