Homewood Fire Department


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

When John Bresnan was a child, he and his friend would often sit in front of his television set and watch the show “Emergency.” more

Dec 21, 2017 9:17 AM People


Sydney Cromwell

The plans for additions at all five Homewood schools were presented to the public in October. more

Nov 13, 2017 9:12 PM News


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Homewood residents are encouraged to come get to know some of theirpublic safety representatives Tuesday, Aug. 1, at National Night Out. more

Jul 24, 2017 11:23 AM People

Battalion Chief Brian Bonner

Sydney Cromwell

The council also recognized retiring fire department Battalion Chief Brian Bonner. more

Apr 24, 2017 9:31 PM News

Fire at Sam's Grill

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Sam's will likely be closed for a few weeks for repairs, Carr said, and adjacent businesses received some minor damage. more

Jan 30, 2017 9:14 AM Restaurants


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The firefighter, police officer and city employee of the year were also honored. more

Jan 17, 2017 4:05 PM News


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The brush fire started behind the Lowe's on Wildwood Parkway. more

Nov 29, 2016 11:13 AM News

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A new project is going to take the Homewood Fire Department’s training up several levels — literally — come November, said Fire Chief John Bresnan. more

Aug 29, 2016 12:10 PM News

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Sam Chandler

A chemical spill was found Friday morning that resulted in several of the university's buildings to be evacuated. more

Jun 24, 2016 3:30 PM News

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Erica Techo

The first annual Health and Safety Day was held on June 11. more

Jun 12, 2016 8:54 PM News


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The event, presented by Homewood Parks & Recreation, will be at Homewood Central Park on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free. more

May 26, 2016 12:19 PM People


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Firehouse Subs’ Public Safety Foundation raised $117,455 to provide extrication equipment, such as the Jaws of Life, and other tools to Homewood, Trussville, Tarrant, Center Point and Irondale fire departments. more

Mar 31, 2016 12:38 PM Businesses

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Erica Techo

The Chamber of Commerce luncheon included an Emergency Response Panel with public safety officials. more

Feb 16, 2016 3:19 PM Businesses

OLS Fire safety

Photo courtesy of Mary Stephens Pugh.

The Homewood Fire Department paid a visit to Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School during Fire Prevention Week in October. more

Nov 24, 2015 1:45 PM Private Schools

BP Station Pole Lakeshore

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Homewood Fire Department Lt. Gus Murphree said he was first to arrive on scene at the BP gas station on the corner of Lakeshore Parkway and Columbiana Road. more

Oct 1, 2015 4:40 PM News

Patriot Day 2015

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Captain Christopher Tanner recounted how he helped stage supplies for first responders across the river from the towers, and how he would later learn that 2,983 civilians, 343 firefighters and 72 police officers had lost their lives. more

Sep 11, 2015 12:56 PM News

Acapulco Fire

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Due to damages, Battalion Chief Brian Bonner said Acapulco has been closed for repairs. It will probably take at least a few days to resume operations. more

Aug 4, 2015 12:42 PM News

Homewood Fire Department

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Fire Battalion Chief Mike Anastasia said typically repair work puts an engine out of service for a day or two and repairs can be done in Homewood. However, this has not been the case with Engines 1, 3 and 5. more

Jul 27, 2015 8:43 PM News

National Night Out will be held at Shades Valley Community Church on Tuesday, Aug. 4. The weekly West Homewood Farmer’s Market will take place at the same time, adding a few more elements to the event. more

Jul 27, 2015 11:47 AM People

​The Iron City Chef competition has drawn sell-out crowds with the chance to see Birmingham chefs show off their skills. This year's event is set for July 18. more

Jul 1, 2015 2:06 PM People

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