Congressional Fire Service -2017

By | 2017-04-13T13:40:29+00:00 April 12th, 2017|News|

Chief Wingate along with other Alabama Fire Chiefs recently attended the Congressional Fire Services Institute in Washington, DC representing the Central Alabama and Alabama Fire Chiefs Association. 12 representatives collectively spoke with our Senators and Representatives with hopes for good results of their support for fire service and EMS related issues. Some Fire Chiefs in [...]

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Tip sheet on safety in places of public assembly prepares the public for emergencies

By | 2017-03-30T20:39:07+00:00 March 30th, 2017|News|

Every day, millions of people wake up, go to work or school, and take part in social events. But every so often the unexpected happens: an earthquake, a fire, a chemical spill, an act of terrorism or some other disaster. Routines change drastically, and people are suddenly aware of how fragile their lives and [...]

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Stroke Warning Signs

By | 2017-03-16T13:38:33+00:00 March 16th, 2017|News|

Spotting a stroke correctly is the first step toward saving lives. Spread the word to help more people recover from stroke. What is Stroke? Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. It is the No. 5 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States. A [...]

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Hoover chamber honors top 2016 public safety officers

By | 2017-03-14T21:57:45+00:00 March 14th, 2017|News|

Photo by Jon Anderson The Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce honored the city’s public safety workers of the year at the chamber’s Feb. 16 luncheon. On the back row, from left, are Mayor Frank Brocato, fire Chief Chuck Wingate, Firefighter of the Year Austin Smith, Paramedic of the Year, Robert Smith, Firefighters of the Year [...]

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Change Your Clock- Change Your Batteries

By | 2017-03-14T21:45:38+00:00 March 14th, 2017|News|

Energizer,The IAFC and Hoover Fire Department remind everyone to… “Change Your Clock- Change Your Batteries” For the 29th consecutive year, Energizer® and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are partnering to educate the public about fire safety and encourage life-saving habits through the Change Your Clock Change Your Batteries™ program. In the United States, [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

By | 2016-12-11T18:09:35+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|News|

The Hoover Fire Department wishes you and your family a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving! Please see the following tips to keep your holiday safe. Source: NFPA I have to admit, it feels like yesterday that we were sunning on the beach and enjoying the spoils of summer, but here we are a week and a [...]

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Check the date on your smoke alarm

By | 2016-11-09T13:06:39+00:00 November 1st, 2016|News|

A lot of emphasis has been placed on the outdoor fire danger recently, and that danger doesn't appear to be going away anytime soon. As we get ready for the time change this weekend, we want everyone to take a moment and check your smoke detectors. Each year we remind everyone to "Change your clocks, [...]

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HFD Annual Patriot Day Remembrance Ceremony 2016

By | 2016-09-12T18:51:11+00:00 September 12th, 2016|News|

The Hoover Fire Department Annual Patriot Day Remembrance Ceremony was held on Monday, September 12 at 8:30 am. The Keynote Speaker was Hoover Firefighter/Paramedic Robert Gwin, Technical Sergeant United States Air Force 117th Tactical Reserve and former Marine, who just returned to duty from deployment in the Gulf War Zone. Rob made a presentation of [...]

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9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

By | 2016-09-12T18:46:03+00:00 September 10th, 2016|News|

Today, members of the Hoover Fire Department participated in a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Lake Towne Wharf in Panama City Beach, Florida. Over 500 firefighters from fire departments across the south participated in the event. The stair climb is done in remembrance of the fallen firefighters who climbed the stairs at the World [...]

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EMA Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Notice

By | 2016-12-11T18:09:35+00:00 May 12th, 2016|News|

PUBLIC NOTICE A public hearing will be held by the City Council of the City of Hoover on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hoover Municipal Center, 100 Municipal Lane, Hoover, Alabama 35216 to discuss the FEMA-approved Hazard Mitigation Plan. The City Council of the City of Hoover invites the public to [...]

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