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John C.


Fire Chief

On behalf of the men and women of the Hoover Fire Department, I am proud to welcome you to our official website. We are constantly striving to maintain the highest level of services possible to the citizens of Hoover, as well as those who work in and visit our city.

Throughout our website you will find some of the latest activities involving our department and its' personnel. Our department and our profession are rapidly changing. The one thing that has not changed is the dedication and professionalism of each of our firefighters and paramedics to provide the very best customer service to the citizens of Hoover.

The City of Hoover Fire Department is fortunate to have the continued support of Mayor Gary Ivey, the Hoover City Council and the community to help provide the very best services for our citizens.

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Extremely Hot Weather

Stay safe when temperatures rise
FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Extremely hot weather can be deadly if you don’t take the proper precautions, an expert warns.

There were 123 heat-related deaths in the United States […]

Kidde Recalls 4.8 Million Fire Extinguishers That Could Fail

Kidde is recalling millions of disposable fire extinguishers with plastic valves. Nearly 5 million Kidde fire extinguishers sold over the past two years are being recalled because a defective valve could cause them to fail […]


Hoover Fire Department Captain Fred Barton (retired) Passed Away

It is with deep sadness that we announce that retired Hoover Fire Department Captain Fred Barton passed away this morning after a brief bout with a terminal illness. Captain Barton served the citizens and visitors […]

Back to School Safety

As summer draws to a close, back-to-school season is in full effect. Remember to safely share the roads with school buses, pedestrians and bicyclists, and provide children with the necessary knowledge to stay safe at […]

Hoover Firefighter Ed Pegues wins 2015 Iron City Chef

On July 18th, Hoover Firefighter Ed Pegues competed in the 2015 Iron City Chef. This competition was put on by the Vestavia Rotary Club. In addition to Ed, the event featured chefs from the Homewood […]

Firefighter/Paramedic (Ret.) Michael Thorin receives Freedom Award

Congratulations to Firefighter/Paramedic (Ret.) Michael Thorin, recipient of the Freedom Award at the July 16, 2015 Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The award recognizes persons affiliated with the City of Hoover who have made […]

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