Vestavia Hills Fire Department

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Green has been with VHFD for 19 years. more

Sep 14, 2017 2:52 PM News 1 Comments


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Hurricane Irma had weakened significantly Monday morning, but public safety officials still asked the public to keep an eye on conditions throughout the day and night. more

Sep 11, 2017 12:11 PM News

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The Vestavia Hills Fire Department will be showing its support for kids with cancer again this year throughout the month of September. more

Aug 18, 2017 11:47 AM People


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Lewis Harrison reflects on career, lifelong connection to VHFD. more

Jul 28, 2017 1:00 PM People 1 Comments

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James Adams

The brief but heavy rainfall midday Wednesday caused water to rise quickly, stranding multiple motorists and causing significant property damage. more

Jul 26, 2017 5:55 PM News


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The department reminded folks "When thunder roars, stay indoors." more

Jul 24, 2017 3:06 PM News

Donations will be accepted through Sunday, July 2. more

Jun 28, 2017 4:06 PM News


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An automobile incident led to multiple utility lines being down. more

Jun 12, 2017 1:18 PM News


Emily Featherston

The Vestavia Hills Fire Department teamed up with surrounding cities to keep firefighters sharp on search and rescue skills. more

May 18, 2017 4:27 PM , News


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It’s been 32 years since Vestavia Hills Fire Chief Jim St. John walked into a Birmingham fire station and asked how to get a job as a firefighter. more

Apr 26, 2017 10:13 AM People


Emily Featherston

The Vestavia Hills Sunrise Rotary celebrated the city's first responders with an afternoon of food and fun. more

Apr 24, 2017 9:45 PM People

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Emily Featherston

Chief Jim St. John will step down after nine years on the job. more

Mar 27, 2017 9:31 PM News


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The Vestavia Hills Fire Department has supported the Muscular Dystrophy Association for years. more

Jan 27, 2017 1:23 PM News


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The fire at Andy's Farm Market occurred on Sunday, Jan. 15. more

Jan 24, 2017 2:50 PM News 1 Comments


Emily Featherston

Liberty Mutual honored two members of the Vestavia Hills Fire Department for their hard work and heroism. more

Dec 6, 2016 4:03 PM People


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The fire was finally out late Monday afternoon. more

Nov 14, 2016 4:25 PM News


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Eight or nine members of a work crew were working on the Colonial gas pipeline when it exploded, and all members of the work crew were injured, according to Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Ken Burchfield. more

Oct 31, 2016 5:54 PM News


Emily Featherston

The sixth annual public safety event was joined by the second installment of the evening concert. more

Oct 11, 2016 8:51 PM News

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Courtesy of Vestavia Hills Fire Department

The fire is estimated to be affecting several acres and is about a mile from the road. more

Sep 29, 2016 12:51 PM News


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

All children take part in mandatory fire drills throughout the school year, so they are prepared in the event of a fire, but how many children go through their own fire-safety routine at home? more

Sep 28, 2016 2:22 PM People

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