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So You Think You Can Cook? 2018-1

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Other winners included ServPro of Birmingham, the Cullman and Hoover fire departments and Gadsden first responders. more

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Children's Harbor 4-3-18

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The money will help provide summer camp experiences for children with cancer, autism, serious burns, visual impairment, spinal cord injuries and organ transplants. more

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Hoover 2017 Public Safety Officers of Year

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Top police officer, firefighters helped rescue a man who was about to jump from a bridge onto Interstate 459 in an effort to kill himself. more

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2018 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast

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The officials were at the 2018 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast, and the police and fire departments honored student contest winners. more

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When new Hoover fire Chief Clay Bentley decided he wanted to name a No. 2 leader in the Fire Department, he chose Brandon Etheredge. more

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700 Riverchase fire 12-8-17 (1)

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

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Santa Claus will have a new ride when he visits Hoover’s neighborhoods this year: one of the Hoover Fire Department’s big red engines. more

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Hoover Patriot Day

Layton Dudley

All Hoover Fire Department stations are accepting donations for Puerto Rico Aid Efforts now through Oct. 22. more

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Bluff Park fire engine

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There wasn't enough money to get both, so the city will try to find grants to help purchase a new hazardous materials truck. more

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Hoover Patriot Day

Layton Dudley

A few dozen Hoover firefighters and community members came out to the 2017 Hoover Patriot Day ceremony. more

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Hurricane Harvey relief 8-31-17 (1)

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Items being collected vary by location. more

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Clay Bentley Aug 2016

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Bentley has served with the Hoover Fire Department for more than 20 years and worked full-time for the Birmingham Fire Department before that. more

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Chuck Wingate retirement 1

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Several hundred people attended a retirement party for Wingate, who worked 42 years for the Fire Department. more

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Chuck Wingate 8-7-17

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Mayor Frank Brocato praised Wingate's leadership and said he will appoint a new chief at the Sept. 5 Hoover City Council meeting. more

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Hoover Fire Department Operations Chief Rick L. Patterson retired on Aug. 1, following a professional firefighting career spanning over 42 years of service, with 38 of those years with the City of Hoover. more

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Firefighters came out to help the Hoover Rec Center's campers with a physics experiment. more

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Stan Fyfe

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The Hoover Fire Department has about 30 to 35 cases of cardiac arrest in a year, and, sadly, typically only about five of those survive, Hoover EMS Officer Rusty Lowe said. more

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Hoover Fire Class 1 ISO-1

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The upgrade could mean lower insurance premiums for home owners, renters and business owners. more

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Photo courtesy of the Hoover Historical Society.

The Fire Department formed in 1962 after several new homes in Green Valley were threatened by brush fires, according to a history of the department written by Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato, who spent 42 years with the department. more

50th Anniversary

Hoover 2016 public safety awards

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Twelve employees of the police and fire departments were recognized for outstanding work over the past year. more

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May 2018