700 Riverchase fire 12-8-17 (1)

Photo courtesy of Greg McCallister

The fire appeared to start in or around the chimney of a second-story apartment, a fire official said. more

Dec 8, 2017 7:40 PM News


Photo courtesy of Rusty Lowe, Hoover Fire Department

The man and his parents escaped the apartment through a third floor window and waited outside the window for the fire department. more

Nov 1, 2016 1:23 PM News 1 Comments


Arnold Finkelstein

The ceremony was conducted at Hoover Fire Station 2, on Patton Chapel Road. more

Sep 12, 2016 8:18 PM People

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Erica Techo

Next to the existing training tower, there is a new metal building which allows firefighters to experience the conditions produced in a structure fire. more

Aug 18, 2016 9:29 PM News

Lake Cyrus house fire 8-6-16

Photo by Hoover Fire Department

Neighbors set up a GoFundMe account to assist the family of four. more

Aug 7, 2016 12:25 AM News


Photos courtesy of Rusty Lowe

John DeBlieux, 66, of Jasper is one of the two men who helped pull Christian Cooper, 24, from his burning vehicle Saturday. more

Feb 16, 2016 4:29 PM News 1 Comments

Make a Wish

Erica Techo

Four-year-old Eli Davis' wish was to be a firefighter, and the Hoover Fire Department teamed up with Make a Wish and Macy's to make that happen. more

Dec 11, 2015 1:07 PM People 1 Comments

Apartment fire

Hoover Fire Department

About 50 residents were displaced, a Rocky Ridge fire official said. more

Nov 25, 2015 7:23 PM News

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