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Hoover Fire Department

The chamber honored the top police officers, firefighter, paramedic, detention officer and 911 operator. Read more

People/Places

Melanie Posey Scott West

Posey photo by Jon Anderson; West photo courtesy of Hoover Fire Department

Melanie Posey comes to the city of Hoover from the WBRC Fox 6 TV station, while Scott West has been with the Hoover Fire Department since 2003. Read more

People/Places

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Image courtesy of National Weather Service

Relief supplies are being collected at all Hoover fire stations. Read more

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2018 Greater Shelby Chamber Safety Awards

Sydney Cromwell

The Safety Awards Luncheon was held on Sept. 26. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

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

People/Places

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. Read 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. Read more

Businesses

Clay Bentley Aug 2016

Photo by Erica Techo

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

People/Places

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Photo by Jon Anderson

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

News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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Hoover 2016 public safety awards

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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Hoover fire dept ladder trucks

Photo from Hoover Fire Department website

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

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Photo from Hoover Fire Department website

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

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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. Read more

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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. Read 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. Read more

Businesses

  • Stephen Finlen

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Stephen Finlen

    Stephen Finlen is the 2018 Hoover Firefighter of the Year.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    The Hoover Fire Department Honor Guard presents the U.S. flag at the city of Hoover's 2018 Thank A Vet Week kickoff celebration at the Hoover Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 9

    The Hoover Fire Department's honor guard stands at attention during a flag-lowering and folding ceremony at the city of Hoover's 2018 Thank A Vet Week kickoff celebration at the Hoover Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 8

    The Hoover Fire Department's honor guard conducts a flag-lowering and folding ceremony at the city of Hoover's 2018 Thank A Vet Week kickoff celebration at the Hoover Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 55

    The Hoover Fire Department's honor guard conducts a flag-lowering and folding ceremony at the city of Hoover's 2018 Thank A Vet Week kickoff celebration at the Hoover Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 27

    Hoover fire Capt. Tim Lawson leads in a prayer during the city of Hoover's 2018 Thank A Vet Week kickoff celebration at the Hoover Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

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