Photo Courtesy of the Rocky Ridge Fire Department.

One person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, Fire Chief Mike Bartlett said. Read more


Mexico Lindo fire

Lexi Coon

Firefighters were battling the flames into the early hours of Thursday morning. Read more


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. Read more



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. Read more

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Arnold Finkelstein

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


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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. Read more


Lake Cyrus house fire 8-6-16

Photo by Hoover Fire Department

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



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. Read more

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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. Read more

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Apartment fire

Hoover Fire Department

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


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    Photo Courtesy of the Rocky Ridge Fire Department.

    A fire damaged at least five units at the Windhover Condominiums early Thursday morning.

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