Vestavia Hills Fire Department

Vestavia Hills is committed to assisting individuals that are struggling with addiction, and this intervention program would provide an opportunity for individuals that realize their addiction to seek counseling or recovery assistance. Read more

Mayor's Minute

Phoenix Program

Karim Shamsi-Basha

With the help of volunteers and first responders, the city of Vestavia Hills hopes to offer those suffering from drug addiction the same chance to rise out of their situation and create a new beginning. Read more



Photo by Kamp Fender.

If the state of Alabama doesn’t update state law regarding the public employees retirement system, it may end up having a negative impact years down the road for the Vestavia Hills Police and Fire departments. Read more



Photo by Kamp Fender.

In October, Ana Ruzevic placed 11th at the Scott Firefighter Combat World Challenge. Read more


The Vestavia Hills Fire Department was awarded a $5,000 Cawaco RC&D grant, in partnership with the Alabama Legislature, to purchase equipment. Read more



Sydney Cromwell

The smoke house comes to Vestavia elementary schools once a year to teach fire safety lessons. Read more

Cahaba Heights

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Hundreds of residents came out in support of the annual Community Night Out, which took place on Oct. 2. Read more



Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Since 2004, the Vestavia Hills Fire Department has traveled around the city teaching children about fire safety. Read more


Man killed during early-morning house fire in Cahaba Heights Read more



Neal Embry

Planet Fitness staff, Vestavia Hills firefighters honored by American Heart Association. Read more


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Kristin Williams

As spring transitions into summer and the days turn warmer, Vestavia Hills first responders hope all Vestavia Hills residents, but especially senior citizens, will pay attention to their health and safety. Read more


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Lexi Coon.

Wills for Heroes is a program that offers free living wills, wills and powers of attorney to first responders by partnering with volunteer lawyers. Read more


The driver only had minor injuries and no one else was injured. Read more


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Ryan Farrell

One adult victim was pulled from the home and transported by ambulance for treatment, Farrell said, adding that he was unsure of their condition. Read more



Courtesy of VHFD

The individuals were honored at a small ceremony Friday, Oct. 27. Read more


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Courtesy of Rocky Ridge Fire Department

VHFD and other departments were responding to the incident near the Liberty Park exit. Read more



Emily Featherston

The night of fun provided the community an opportunity to meet first responders in a friendly circumstance. Read more


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Courtesy of City of Vestavia Hills

Green has been with VHFD for 19 years. Read more

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Courtesy of NWS Birmingham

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. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Kris Madison.

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


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