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Hoover Fire Department

Boots vs. Badges

Jon Anderson

The Hoover police and fire departments are teaming up for the 2019 Boots vs. Badges blood drive in July. Read more

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The chamber honored the top police officers, firefighter, paramedic, detention officer and 911 operator. Read more

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U.S. 31 lighting 3-18-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

The City Council hired Skipper Consulting to do engineering and design work to replace all the streetlights on U.S. 31 between Interstate 65 and Patton Chapel Road South. Read more

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Riverchase Landing fire

Photo courtesy of Hoover Fire Department

The fire caused heavy damage to five apartment units and smoke damage to several others. Read more

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Melanie Posey Scott West

Posey photo by Jon Anderson; West photo courtesy of Hoover Fire Department

Melanie Posey comes to the city of Hoover from the WBRC Fox 6 TV station, while Scott West has been with the Hoover Fire Department since 2003. Read more

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Santa Claus plans to make his usual Christmas Eve scouting run through Hoover on city fire trucks on Dec. 24. Read more

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Hurricane Michael

Image courtesy of National Weather Service

Relief supplies are being collected at all Hoover fire stations. Read more

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Submitted by Riverchase Women’s Club

Riverchase Women’s Club started the 2018-2019 season with a fun-filled evening on Sept. 13 at their first program, the First Responders on the Runway, a new twist on their regular fashion show. Read more

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The man reportedly was doing some excavation work on his property Monday night when his tractor apparently flipped on top of him, police said. Read more

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Mexico Lindo fire

Lexi Coon

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

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So You Think You Can Cook? 2018-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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Children's Harbor 4-3-18

Photos by Jon Anderson

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

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Hoover 2017 Public Safety Officers of Year

Photos by Jon Anderson

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. Read more

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2018 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

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

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

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

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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

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Staff photo.

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. Read 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. Read more

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Bluff Park fire engine

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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  • Stephen Finlen

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Stephen Finlen

    Stephen Finlen is the 2018 Hoover Firefighter of the Year.

  • Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 29

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 29

    The Hoover Fire Department Honor Guard presents the U.S. flag at the city of Hoover's 2018 Thank A Vet Week kickoff celebration at the Hoover Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 9

    The Hoover Fire Department's honor guard stands at attention during a flag-lowering and folding ceremony at the city of Hoover's 2018 Thank A Vet Week kickoff celebration at the Hoover Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

  • Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 8

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 8

    The Hoover Fire Department's honor guard conducts a flag-lowering and folding ceremony at the city of Hoover's 2018 Thank A Vet Week kickoff celebration at the Hoover Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

  • Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 55

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 55

    The Hoover Fire Department's honor guard conducts a flag-lowering and folding ceremony at the city of Hoover's 2018 Thank A Vet Week kickoff celebration at the Hoover Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

  • Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 27

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 27

    Hoover fire Capt. Tim Lawson leads in a prayer during the city of Hoover's 2018 Thank A Vet Week kickoff celebration at the Hoover Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

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