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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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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 […]

1.3 Million Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Detectors Recalled More than 1 million alarms intended to alert people to smoke and carbon monoxide in their homes are being recalled because of a defect that could cause them to fail, the Consumer Product Safety […]


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 […]

Fireworks Safety for the 4th of July

Fireworks are often used to mark special events and holidays. However, they are not safe in the hands of consumers. Fireworks cause thousands of burns and eye injuries each year. People can enjoy fireworks safely […]

Captain Charles A. Banks has been selected to participate in the 2015-2016 inaugural Alabama Public Safety Leadership Academy Program

Captain Charles A. Banks has been selected to participate in the 2015-2016 inaugural Alabama Public Safety Leadership Academy Program. The APSLA Program is managed by an Advisory Board based out of the Alabama State […]

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