News 2016-12-11T18:09:34+00:00

Operations Chief Rick L. Patterson is retiring after 42 years of service

Operations Chief Rick L. Patterson is retiring from the Hoover Fire Department as of August 1st, 2017. Chief Patterson ‘s professional firefighting career spans over 42 years of service with 38 of those years with the City of Hoover. The fire service is a long lasting tradition in the Patterson family. His grandfather, the late [...]

ISO Class 1 – Hoover Fire Department

The Hoover Fire Department has been awarded a Class 1 Public Protection Classification rating by the Insurance Services Office (ISO), an organization that independently evaluates municipal fire protection efforts in communities throughout the United States. Many communities use the Public Protection Classification rating as a benchmark for measuring the effectiveness of their fire-protection services. The [...]

Fairfield Fire Department on the untimely loss of Fire Chief Kevin Sutton

The Hoover Fire Department sends our condolences to the Fairfield Fire Department on the untimely loss of Fire Chief Kevin Sutton. Chief Sutton was involved in a motor vehicle accident along with his wife and daughter yesterday. Please keep the Fairfield Fire Department, City of Fairfield and the Sutton family in your thoughts and prayers. [...]

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

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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