Cahaba Valley Fire Department

1212 Cahaba Valley Fire Santa

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

Santa Claus will take two routes through the Cahaba Valley Fire District on Dec. 23. more

Dec 7, 2017 7:15 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

The Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Public Safety Awards recognized officers and firefighters throughout Shelby County. more

Sep 28, 2017 1:55 PM Businesses

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Cahaba Valley Fire and Chelsea Fire and Rescue will both collect donations. more

Aug 30, 2017 8:47 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Rusty Lowe/Hoover Fire Department

The toys were donated by individuals, families, neighborhood associations and businesses and collected at Cahaba Valley, Hoover, North Shelby and Rocky Ridge fire stations. more

Dec 23, 2016 3:15 PM News


Photo courtesy of Derrick Murphy

A home in Highland Lakes caught fire Monday night, and community members are working to raise money for the family. more

Dec 21, 2016 10:17 PM People/Places


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The blue lights are intended to signify an ongoing support of law enforcement officers and will be on 24 hours a day through the end of July. more

Jul 21, 2016 9:49 PM News

The station, which will be named Station 182, will be located on Dunnavant Valley Road, about a quarter of a mile north of the Shoal Creek Community. more

Jun 1, 2016 6:33 PM News

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Erica Techo

The event was aimed at familiarizing agencies with the state’s resources as well as with multiple rescue scenarios. more

Mar 29, 2016 1:40 AM News

The Cahaba Valley Fire and Emergency Medical Rescue District previously had an ISO rating of at 4/9 and has moved up to a 2/2x rating more

Nov 18, 2015 6:41 PM News

Cahaba Valley Fire Department

Image by Keith McCoy.

Despite its name, only about 2.5 percent of Cahaba Valley Fire’s calls are structure, vehicle, wild land and other fires. Instead, most of the fire department’s resources are spent on emergency medical services and other services. more

Dec 9, 2014 7:57 PM News

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Photo by Jessa Pease.

The Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce held its 2014 Safety Awards on Wednesday to honor local law enforcement and firefighters. more

Oct 29, 2014 9:23 PM News


Photo by Karim Shamsi-Basha.

Will your ambulance get through rush hour on U.S. 280? more

Jul 29, 2014 7:10 PM News

Kindergarten classes at Mt Laurel Elementary concluded their school year with a fun-filled water day. Students played with chalk and bubbles, as well as participated in other water related activities. more

Jun 27, 2013 4:30 PM Chelsea Schools

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Photo by Jeff Thompson and courtesy of Barrie Woods.

To any bystander, the site of the house burning near the Mt Laurel community on Dec. 29 must have been confusing. As the roof flamed over, the dozen or so firefighters standing around the structure aimed their hoses at the sky and the ground. more

Jan 30, 2013 12:29 AM People/Places

1212 Cahaba Valley Fire Santa

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

The department will provide transportation for Santa Claus throughout its district on Saturday, Dec. 22. more

Nov 28, 2012 12:13 AM News