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City of Huntsville closure information for New Year’s Day Holiday

December 31, 2019

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices will be closed for all non-essential personnel on New Year’s Day, Wednesday,  January 1, and reopen on Thursday, January 2. Details can be found below on how this closure impacts some City services: Garbage Collection:  Wednesday’s residential curbside collection will be picked up on Thursday, January 2. Households whose normal garbage pick-up day is on Thursday will have their garbage collected on Friday, January 3. Public Transit:  Shuttle [more]

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City of Huntsville closure information for Christmas Holiday

December 23, 2019

The City of Huntsville’s municipal offices will be closed for all non-essential personnel for the Christmas Holiday on Wednesday, December 25 and reopen on Thursday, December 26. Details can be found below on how this closure impacts some City services: Garbage Collection:  Wednesday’s residential curbside collection will be picked up on Thursday, December 26. Households whose normal garbage pick-up day is on Thursday will have their garbage collected on Friday, December 27. Public Transit:  Shuttle bus and paratransit [more]

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Fire Training Exercise

November 14, 2019

A live fire training exercise will be conducted by the Huntsville Fire-Rescue Training Division, today on Thursday November 14, 2019. This Training Exercise will be a part of the 2019 Recruit Class Fire Academy. The training exercise will take place in a donated structure located at 1261 Bob Wade Lane. In preparation for the exercise the structure has been prepared and inspected. All measures have been taken to protect the surrounding [more]

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Weekend Fires on Cavalry Street

October 21, 2019

Huntsville Firefighters responded to three fires on Cavalry Street this weekend. The properties involved were 1412 Cavalry Street and 1418 Cavalry Street. All three fires have been ruled incendiary. Anyone having information concerning these fire please contact Huntsville Fire Marshal’s Office @ (256) 427-5150.

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Promotional Ceremony

October 1, 2019

Huntsville Fire & Rescue held a small promotional ceremony for a Deputy Fire Marshal and an Assistant Fire Marshal, two Captains and three Driver/Engineers. The Ceremony took place Monday, September 30th, 2019 at the Huntsville Fire and Police Training academy on Pueblo Drive. The following is a list of the promotions and the date they were promoted: Rank promoted to: Deputy Fire Marshal Mike Jaco 08/12/2019 Assistant Fire Marshal Adam Hunter 09/09/2019 Captain Jim Buckner 08/26/2019 Captain [more]

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Huntsville Launches New Fire and Life Safety Measures 

September 4, 2019

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 vault to give firefighters access into a closed building if a fire alarm triggers after normal business hours. The second program, a Fire Department Connection (FDC) [more]

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2 House Fires

July 12, 2019

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 the house, firefighters encountered heavy smoke conditions. Firefighters made their way through the home and found fire in the bedroom of the residence. A body [more]

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Fireworks Safety

July 1, 2019

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 a professional fireworks display,” said Huntsville Fire Marshal Dan Wilkerson. There are several public displays set for the upcoming Independence Day Celebration. Hampton House, INC. Hampton [more]

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Humphreys Bar and Grill Fire

May 1, 2019

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 damage by the fire. Huntsville Fire Investigators have ruled the fire as accidental.    

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Promotional Ceremony

April 30, 2019

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 McPherson Assistant Fire Marshals Laine Cowan Chris Dale Drivers Ryan Jones Jackie Wolfe Dustin Weeks Paul Darwin Reese Howell Eric Hughes William Call Nate Gilchrist

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