Hoover Fire Department

Allan Rice 2012

Photo from Alabama Fire College

Hoover Mayor-elect Frank Brocato said Rice will start the job Nov. 7 when Brocato and the new City Council are sworn into office. more

Oct 5, 2016 12:48 PM News 1 Comments

Christian Cooper 7-29-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

The 25-year-old burn survivor and his father had lunch with firefighters at Hoover Fire Station No. 5 in Bluff Park. more

Oct 3, 2016 4:35 PM News


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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Photo by Erica Techo.

The Hoover Fire Department will once again honor those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, with their annual Patriot Day ceremony at Fire Station No. 2 on Patton Chapel Road. more

Aug 31, 2016 3:54 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

Hoover 2016 National Night Out 23

Photo by Jon Anderson

Kids and their families got an up-close look at lots of fire, police and other law enforcement and military vehicles and equipment. more

Aug 3, 2016 1:35 AM News

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Staff photo.

The Hoover Police Department will host its annual National Night Out, bringing together community members, local law enforcement and public safety agencies to promote a safer community. more

Jul 28, 2016 3:20 PM People

Hoover Firefighters Association

Tara Massouleh

In its first mayoral endorsement, the Hoover Fire Fighters Association Local 435 announced its support for Gary Ivey over former Hoover Fire Marshal Frank Brocato. more

Jul 7, 2016 10:30 AM News 19 Comments

2016 Beauty Awards Fire Station 4

Photo courtesy of Hoover Beautification Board

Hoover Fire Station No. 4 won the top award for 2016. more

Jul 6, 2016 10:39 AM Businesses

The Medical West freestanding emergency department in western Hoover in May celebrated its first anniversary, noting 15,738 patients served in a year’s time. more

May 31, 2016 6:23 PM People


Rusty Lowe/ Hoover Fire Department

Repairs to the line are still needed, but gas service will likely be restored by morning. more

May 27, 2016 11:04 PM News


Rusty Lowe/ Hoover Fire Department

It could take several hours to fix the issue with a high-pressure gas line, so no one is being allowed into the area at this time. more

May 27, 2016 3:56 PM News

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Erica Techo

Firefighters and emergency dispatchers from all three shifts took the course, said Hoover Fire Department Executive Officer Rusty Lowe. more

May 25, 2016 11:15 PM News

Hoover fire promotion ceremony 2016 Lawson

Photo by Jon Anderson

The department also paid tribute to retired Capt. Fred Barton, who died in August. more

Mar 9, 2016 1:01 PM News

2015 Hoover public safety awards

Photos by Jon Anderson

The Police Officer of the Year rescued an elderly woman from a burning apartment building in December. more

Feb 17, 2016 6:04 PM News

Fire Station No. 10

Photo by Frank Couch.

Hoover expands coverage with a new station in Ross Bridge. more

Feb 1, 2016 4:08 PM News

Hoover Fire Department Santa

Photo courtesy of Hoover Fire Department

Residents can find out when Santa is expected to be in their community or on their street. more

Dec 23, 2015 1:11 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

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