Fire Fighters

Montgomery Fire Rescue Department Receives $3.5 M Grant

The City of Montgomery Fire/Rescue Department has been awarded $3,553,843 as a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response grant program. U.S. Senator Richard Shelby announced the award Tuesday. “The funding will ensure the city has the proper resources and staff to adequately respond to emergency medical, fire, and rescue incidents throughout the…

Bed bug Infestation Temporarily Closes Alabama Fire Station

A fire station in northwestern Alabama has had to be temporarily closed after an infestation of bed bugs sent at least one firefighter for medical treatment. Florence city officials said in a news release Thursday that Fire Station 2 is undergoing treatment by an exterminator. The bedding will be destroyed. Fire officials say they were notified of a potential infestation…