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Category: Huntsville Fire

Huntsville Launches New Fire and Life Safety Measures 

The City of Huntsville is launching two new fire and life safety measures to better protect firefighters, reduce emergency response times, and decrease potential repair/replacement costs to businesses following a forced entry into a building. The first program, Electric Rapid Access System, utilizes a secure electronic key [more]

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2 House Fires

This is information on two house fires that occurred in the city of Huntsville yesterday. The first fire was at 13925 Wyandotte Drive. Upon arrival, fire units reported smoke coming from the house. Crews used forced entry through the front door to gain access. Upon entering [more]

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Fireworks Safety

Huntsville Fire & Rescue are reminding citizens it is Illegal to use, sell or possess fireworks within the city limits of Huntsville. “Nothing says “Fourth of July” like an exceptional fireworks show! The safest way to enjoy this part of the celebration is to head to [more]

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Humphreys Bar and Grill Fire

Last night around 10:30 P.M., dispatched fire units responded to a business fire located at 103 Washington Street (Humphrey’s Bar and Grill). There was a fire in the kitchen area where it spread to an upper floor and roof. A rapid and well-coordinated attack reduced the [more]

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Promotional Ceremony

Huntsville Fire & Rescue held a promotional ceremony for five Captains, two Assistant Fire Marshals and eight Driver/Engineers. The Ceremony took place this afternoon at the Huntsville Fire and Police Training academy on Pueblo Drive. The following is a list of the promotions: Captains Keith Casteel James Davis Jason King Terry Painter Adam [more]

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Smoke Alarm Saves a Man’s Life

On Friday, April 12th, 2019 at 2:30 pm Huntsville Firefighters responded to a house fire on Jeanette Circle. Fire units reported heavy smoke coming from the eves of the house. Crews were informed that someone was still inside the home. Firefighters rapidly began a search [more]

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Flood Awareness

Be aware, even though the rain has stopped, the water level is still rising. Due to the Tennessee River reaching greater levels, earlier today Huntsville firefighters passed out informational flyers to the areas that could most likely be affected. Floodwaters are expected to reach their [more]

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Flooding Forecast: City of Huntsville crews prepare for hazardous weather​ potential

The Huntsville Office of the National Weather Service is forecasting between 6 and 8 inches of rain accumulation in Huntsville and North Alabama through Sunday, February 24. Flooding of local waterways, including the Tennessee River, is possible. In preparation for this potentially hazardous weather, the City [more]

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Winter Weather

Huntsville is expecting some severe winter weather tonight and into tomorrow. Huntsville Fire & Rescue would like to remind everyone to stay off snow cover roads. If you have to drive, please take some extra time to get to your destination. During these type of [more]

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Winter Weather Alert: Huntsville municipal offices will be closed, Tuesday, Jan. 29

City Hall and municipal offices will be closed, Tuesday, January 29, due to the winter weather and hazardous road conditions. This includes Public Transit, Handi-Ride, Municipal Court, and all municipal services and facilities. Garbage collection will experience delays for the remainder of the week. Residents should place their trash cans curbside on their regularly [more]

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