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So You Think You Can Cook? 2018-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

Other winners included ServPro of Birmingham, the Cullman and Hoover fire departments and Gadsden first responders. more

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Photos by Jon Anderson

Top police officer, firefighters helped rescue a man who was about to jump from a bridge onto Interstate 459 in an effort to kill himself. more

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2018 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

The officials were at the 2018 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast, and the police and fire departments honored student contest winners. more

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When new Hoover fire Chief Clay Bentley decided he wanted to name a No. 2 leader in the Fire Department, he chose Brandon Etheredge. more

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Bluff Park fire engine

Photo by Jon Anderson

A replacement fire engine for the Greystone Legacy community will have to wait until more money is available, fire Chief Clay Bentley said. more

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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

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Clay Bentley Aug 2016

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Bentley has served with the Hoover Fire Department for more than 20 years and worked full-time for the Birmingham Fire Department before that. more

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Several hundred people attended a retirement party for Wingate, who worked 42 years for the Fire Department. more

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Wingate came to the Hoover Fire Department in July 1975 from the Bluff Park Fire Department (before Bluff Park was annexed into Hoover). more

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The upgrade could mean lower insurance premiums for home owners, renters and business owners. more

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Hoover 2016 public safety awards

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Twelve employees of the police and fire departments were recognized for outstanding work over the past year. more

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Hoover fire dept ladder trucks

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Mayor Frank Brocato requested the delay, saying he wants to do more research on potential options. more

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Hoover fire ladder trucks 2015

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Fire Chief Chuck Wingate said the department needs to replace the 100-foot ladder truck at Station No. 4 on Municipal Drive. more

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Fire Dept 2016 toy drive 4

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

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Hoover 2016 National Night Out 23

Photo by Jon Anderson

Kids and their families got an up-close look at lots of fire, police and other law enforcement and military vehicles and equipment. more

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2016 Beauty Awards Renfroe

Photo courtesy of Hoover Beautification Board

Four businesses from the U.S. 280 corridor are on the 2016 list. more

Businesses

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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

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2015 Hoover public safety awards

Photo by Jon Anderson

The Police Officer of the Year rescued an elderly woman from a burning apartment building in December. more

fire department school

Photos courtesy of Rick Patterson.

Last fall, the Hoover Fire Department received approval by the Alabama Fire College to host its first training recruit school. Initially intended for Hoover firefighters, they soon attracted recruits from all over the state of Alabama. more

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Point at Oak Mtn apt fire 11-27-15

Photo by Jon Anderson

The fire occurred this morning in The Point at Oak Mountain complex across U.S. 280 from the Village at Lee Branch shopping center. more

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May 2018