Fireworks Safety

By |2016-12-11T18:09:36-05:00December 30th, 2014|News|

FIREWORKS SAFETY TIPS Download NFPA's fireworks safety tips. (PDF, 792 KB) Fireworks during New Years is as American as apple-pie, but did you know that two out of five fires reported on that day are started by fireworks, more than for any other cause? The good news is you can enjoy your holiday and the fireworks, with just [...]

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City of Hoover Public Safety Foundation Presents Wheelchair-accessible Van to Napp Family

By |2014-12-23T20:57:19-05:00December 23rd, 2014|News|

A private benefactor, who wishes to remain anonymous, has utilized the City of Hoover Public Safety Foundation as a means to donate a wheelchair-accessible van to the family of Bryce Napp. Bryce Napp is a 3 year old who was born with a brain abnormality known as semi-lobar holoprosencephaly, confining him to a wheelchair. The [...]

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CO-related incidents across the country

By |2016-12-11T18:09:36-05:00December 23rd, 2014|News|

The video--an idea prompted by too many CO-related incidents across the country which consists of a series of videos designed around college students and fire safety. This new CO video will educate people of the dangers of CO and how to protect against potential tragedy. "There was an emergency call to the home of a [...]

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Campus-related fire deaths lowest since 2000

By |2016-12-11T18:09:36-05:00December 23rd, 2014|News|

Western Kentucky University sophomore dies in off-campus fire in Bowling Green, Kentucky Third fatal fire of the 2014/2015 academic year BELCHERTOWN, Mass. October 31, 2014 –Tyler English, a 20-year-old Western Kentucky University sophomore, was killed this morning in an off-campus fire. According to WKU Director of Media Relations Bob Skipper, English was majoring in Construction [...]

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Career Fire Chief of the Year: Alan J. Martin

By |2016-12-11T18:09:36-05:00December 23rd, 2014|News|

Career Fire Chief of the Year: Alan J. Martin The impact Chief Alan J. Martin has had on the fire service in Alabama is both deep and wide. A 40-year veteran of the fire service, Martin began his career in 1974 with the Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service. There, he served in positions of increasing [...]

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