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Category: Huntsville Fire

Huntsville Fire & Rescue Receives Firehouse Subs Grant

Huntsville Fire & Rescue is pleased to announce it received a $13,651.50 grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, a nonprofit foundation founded in 2005 in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.  The foundation’s mission is to impact the life‐saving capabilities, and the lives, of local [more]

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Fireworks

In 2013, U.S. hospital emergency rooms treated an estimated 11,400 people for fireworks related injuries; 55% of 2014 emergency room fireworks-related injuries were to the extremities and 38% were to the head. The risk of fireworks injury is highest for young people ages 0-4, followed [more]

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Blue Spring Road House Fire

Last night around 23:30 4 fire units were dispatched to a house fire located at 4802 Blue Spring Road. Fist arriving units reported a woman was standing at the side door with a garden hose trying to put out a small fire ot the kitchen stove. [more]

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Confined Space Training and Donation of Equipment

Covanta of Huntsville, Alabama, in its continuing efforts to help improve the response capabilities of its community, is donating some much needed medical and rescue equipment to Huntsville Fire & Rescue’s Special Response Team. Covanta Huntsville, also known as the Huntsville Solid Waste-to-Energy Facility, began commercial [more]

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Become one of Huntsville Bravest

Huntsville Fire & Rescue is currently in the process of hiring for the position of Firefighter. If you or someone you know is interested, please visit Huntsville Fire & Rescue’s website and look under the “Careers” tab to find more information on how to become [more]

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Mock Exercise

On Tuesday, April 25th-27th, 2017 Huntsville Fire and Rescue Special Operations in conjunction with Alabama National Guard WMD Civil Support Team out of Montgomery are participating in three fictional scenarios. The three day exercise will test Huntsville firefighters and WMD Civil Support Team members in [more]

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911 Day of Remembrance

Huntsville Fire & Rescue along with HPD and HEMSI will be taking part in a Day of Remembrance on September 11th 2016 at Huntsville Fire Station #1 located at 2110 Clinton Avenue. The ceremony will start promptly at 7:40 am. At 7:46am all Emergency Vehicles shall [more]

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Live Fire Training for New Cadet Class of 2016

A live fire training exercise will be conducted by the Huntsville Fire & Rescue Training Division on June 2nd 3rd and 7th 2016.  The training exercise will take place in three donated structures located at 4020 Independence Drive. In preparation for the exercise the structure has [more]

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Huntsville Fire Academy Graduates 23 New Firefighters

Huntsville Fire & Rescue Training Academy graduated 23 new firefighters today during a ceremony at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. The new firefighters endured a strenuous twenty-two (22) week academy where they were taught the basic skills that establish the knowledge required for a career [more]

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Two Rescued on Uvalde Lane on Easter Sunday Huntsville, Alabama

Huntsville Fire responded to a structure fire on Uvalde Lane this morning. The call came in around 800 am to 911 by a caller stating that a house was on fire. Firefighters from station 15 on Sparkman Drive could see the smoke before they arrived. [more]

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