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Dothan Fire Department Announces New Smartphone App

The Dothan Fire Department is excited to announce the release of the organization’s new smartphone application. This app will serve as a new way for the organization to connect with Dothan residents and responders, providing information quickly and efficiently to anyone with a smartphone. 

The Dothan Fire Department app was developed by, a division of OCV, LLC. The app offers quick access to items of public interest and is easy to use. In just a few clicks, users can:

  • Read the latest news and events

  • FAQs 

  • Access a map of local fire stations

  • Learn fire safety tips

  • Receive instant push notifications

  • Access CPR training resources

  • Connect to the organization’s social media platforms

  • More! specializes in mobile app development for fire departments and public safety organizations across the country. Developing more than 500 apps, OCV designs and creates custom apps for state, county and local government agencies.

“Over 80 percent of people in the United States own and use smartphones as their primary means of communication,” OCV Vice President Kevin Cummings said. “Mobile apps offer agencies a better way to alert, inform and prepare the public. Apps allow public safety agencies the ability to reach and serve their citizens where they are: their smartphones.”

The Dothan Fire Department app is available for download for free in the App Store and Google Play. Search “Dothan Fire Department” or click here to download.

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Flash Flood Warning including Columbia AL, Gordon AL, Haleburg AL until 8:45 PM CDT
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Special Weather Statement for Houston County

A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of southeastern Henry,northeastern Houston and southwestern Early Counties through 630 PM EDT/530 PM CDT/... At 546 PM EDT/446 PM CDT/, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Ashford, or 14 miles southeast of Headland. This storm was nearly stationary. HAZARD...Winds in excess of 40 mph. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Locations impacted include... Headland, Blakely, Ashford, Cowarts, Webb, Columbia, Kinsey, Avon, Gordon, Saffold, Pansey, Howards Mill, Sigma, Grandberry Crossroads, Pearce, Enon, Rock Hill, Barber, Pleasant Plains and Farley Nuclear Plant. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. && MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN; MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH
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Flood Advisory issued September 18 at 4:20PM CDT until September 18 at 8:15PM CDT by NWS Tallahassee FL

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a * Flood Advisory for... Southeastern Houston County in southeastern Alabama... West Central Jackson County in the panhandle of Florida... Southwestern Early County in southwestern Georgia... West Central Seminole County in southwestern Georgia... * Until 815 PM CDT /915 PM EDT/. * At 420 PM CDT /520 PM EDT/, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area.