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

By |2016-12-11T18:09:36-05:00June 20th, 2015|News|

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 Fire College in Tuscaloosa. The program is open to professionals in the public safety field to include law enforcement, fire service, [...]

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The American Legion named Hoover Fire Department Lt. Larry Florence Southeastern Firefighter of the Year

By |2015-06-21T14:45:51-05:00June 19th, 2015|News|

Congratulations to Lt. Larry Florence who received the Southeastern Firefighter of the Year Award from the American Legion on June 19, 2015. Lt. Florence received this award for his actions last year stopping a rolling fire engine. The American Legion named him Alabama Firefighter of the Year in 2014 automatically nominating him for this award.

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Hoover Fire Department’s Edward Pegues to face off in Iron City Chef

By |2016-12-11T18:09:36-05:00June 17th, 2015|News|

By Marienne Thomas Ogle Photo by Ron Burkett 280 Living Full Story The four competitors entering the kitchen for the 2015 Iron City Chef won’t be professional Birmingham chefs – they’ll be local first responders who can whip up a mean firehouse meal. The Firehouse Edition is the theme of the seventh annual fundraiser, which [...]

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Tornado Preparedness and Response

By |2016-12-11T18:09:36-05:00June 6th, 2015|News|

Tornadoes can occur with little or no warning. Taking precautions in advance of the storms, such as developing an emergency plan, learning the warning signs, and monitoring tornado watches and warnings, can help you stay safe if a tornado occurs in your area. Background Tornadoes can occur anywhere and at any time during the year. [...]

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