City of Huntsville mourns loss of Huntsville Fire & Rescue cadet

July 29, 2022 Click to view City of Huntsville mourns loss of Huntsville Fire & Rescue cadet

The City of Huntsville is mourning the loss of Huntsville Fire & Rescue (HFR) cadet Bryant McGowan, 31, who died Thursday, July 28, at Huntsville Hospital. The deceased employee, who was training to become a firefighter, was hired by the City in March 2022. McGowan became medically distressed Thursday after completing a training exercise, was immediately assisted by an on-site paramedic, and transported by ambulance to the hospital, where he later [more]

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Huntsville public safety officials remind community about firework dangers

June 30, 2022 Click to view Huntsville public safety officials remind community about firework dangers

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD), Huntsville Fire & Rescue (HFR) and Huntsville Animal Services (HAS) are urging the community to practice firework safety ahead of the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. With July Fourth quickly approaching, HPD expects to receive hundreds of calls for service about illegal fireworks or possible shots fired. “These calls can detract from officers being able to respond to emergencies in the City of Huntsville,” HPD Interim Chief [more]

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Want to make a difference? Answer the call today at Huntsville Fire & Rescue

May 20, 2022 Click to view Want to make a difference? Answer the call today at Huntsville Fire & Rescue

For many, fighting fires is a childhood dream, but these critical first responders do much more than run into burning buildings. They also respond to events such as tornados, floods, manmade disasters and technical rescues. They protect our public and environment during hazardous materials incidents and render lifesaving medical aid to citizens in need. They also improve our community’s quality of life through training, education and other nonemergency services. As pillars of [more]

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Lithium Battery Safety: Huntsville Fire & Rescue, SWDA & ATF team up for campaign

February 15, 2022 Click to view Lithium Battery Safety: Huntsville Fire & Rescue, SWDA & ATF team up for campaign

If you’re reading this on a cell phone, doing work on a laptop, operating power tools or even brushing with an electric toothbrush, you’re likely using a lithium battery. While these types of batteries provide convenience in our day-to-day lives, they can cause fires or even explode if mishandled. That’s why Huntsville Fire & Rescue (HFR), the Solid Waste Disposal Authority (SWDA) and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) [more]

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Huntsville municipal offices closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 12, 2022 Click to view Huntsville municipal offices closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

HUNTSVILLE, AL – City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 17, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This includes Animal Services, Parks & Recreation, Public Transit and Municipal Court. Residential garbage collection will be delayed by one day the week of Jan. 17-21. Please place your can at the curb on your normal delivery day and Public Works will pick it up as soon as possible. Essential police and [more]

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