Chelsea Fire and Rescue Department


Photo by Erica Techo.

Hero, the dalmatian who has served as an ambassador for Chelsea Fire and Rescue’s fire safety programs, made his final public appearance at the Chelsea Christmas Parade on Dec. 16. more

Dec 28, 2017 3:05 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

Other items of business included a rezoning request, Library Board appointments and news from Chelsea Fire and Rescue. more

Sep 6, 2017 2:25 AM News

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Erica Techo

Firefighters recently had the chance to practice their driving skills with a simulator from Alabama Fire College. more

Aug 29, 2017 7:24 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Tammy Wolfe, Chelsea Fire & Rescue

Lt. Ben Hostetter had a heart attack while on scene at a fire. more

Jul 19, 2017 7:12 PM News

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Erica Techo

A roads database and renovation plans for the city's new library were also discussed. more

Jul 19, 2017 1:39 AM News

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Erica Techo

The training event included a live burn of a home located on Chesser Drive. The home was donated by the owners. more

Apr 25, 2017 5:01 PM News


Photos by Erica Techo.

What started as a friendly chili cookoff between neighboring businesses has now grown into a citywide event. more

Mar 27, 2017 10:10 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

The council introduced, but did not vote, on an ordinance to establish a municipal court. The ordinance will also be on the agenda at the council's April 4 meeting. more

Mar 22, 2017 2:18 AM News

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Erica Techo

On Dec. 26, Chelsea resident Mia Carter used an automated external defibrillator to administer a potentially life-saving shock to James Livings, who collapsed at the Chelsea Community Center. more

Feb 22, 2017 3:02 AM News

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Erica Techo

The council approve resolutions to authorize the payment for an additional Shelby County contract law enforcement officer and to make an amendment to the 2016-17 budget for Chelsea Fire & Rescue Department. more

Feb 8, 2017 3:32 AM News

U.S. 280 fire

Courtesy of Paul Williams, Chelsea Fire and Rescue

At its peak, the fire was between eight and 10 acres in size. more

Nov 8, 2016 4:50 PM News

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Erica Techo

Chelsea council member Juanita Champion has perfect attendance at 12 years of council meetings. more

Oct 12, 2016 1:26 AM News

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Erica Techo

The event benefitted Chelsea Kiwanis and Hero's Fire Safety Program. more

May 2, 2016 8:33 PM People/Places

YIP Chelsea Fire and Rescue

Photo by Erica Techo.

At least two fire departments in north Shelby County along U.S. 280 are looking for land for new fire stations. more

Dec 30, 2015 10:40 PM News

1212 Cahaba Valley Fire Santa

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

Check out when Santa is coming to your street with Chelsea Fire and Rescue and Cahaba Valley Fire. more

Dec 1, 2015 4:51 PM News

Chelsea ISO

Photo by Erica Techo.

City of Chelsea Fire & Rescue was reevaluated according to the Insurance Services Organization (ISO) grading system, improving from a 5 to a 3/3x rating. more

Nov 19, 2015 7:03 PM News

Chelsea FD Safety Video

Erica Techo

Creating this video was the result of nearly a year’s worth of planning, said firefighter and media specialist Paul Williams. more

Sep 21, 2015 9:57 PM News

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Erica Techo

The Chelsea City Council accepted bids for Phase I of the Chelsea Sports Complex and lighting for the baseball fields. more

Sep 16, 2015 1:09 AM News

New Chelsea Firefighter

Erica Techo

Bert Seitz has been with City of Chelsea Fire & Rescue for one and a half years, starting off as a volunteer. more

Sep 2, 2015 1:42 AM News

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Erica Techo

Mayor Earl Niven will declare September 2015 as “Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month” in Chelsea. He will also declare Sept. 28 as “Family Day” in Chelsea. more

Aug 31, 2015 7:31 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Ethan Shaw.

Ethan Shaw, a Life Scout in BSA Troop 119, is organizing a ceremony to properly retire a collection of worn American flags Sept. 13. more

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