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Firefighters Climb Stairs to Honor 9/11 Fallen

It’s been 18 years since 9/11 occurred in New York. Sunday, firefighters and communities across the state took time to honor the victims in downtown Montgomery. It was part of the 8th Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the RSA Tower. “This is my first year for me. I just wanted to see what it actually took to climb all…

Montgomery Fire And Rescue Graduates New Firefighters, Aiming To Fill More Openings Soon

20 new firefighters took the path to protect and serve Thursday at Montgomery Fire and Rescue’s graduation ceremony. Still, officials say even more fire personnel are needed. Montgomery Fire and Rescue was recently awarded a 3.5 million dollar federal grant as a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) grant program….

Montgomery Firefighters Participate in Alabama Remembers 9/11 Stair Climb

An annual event in memory of the fire and law enforcement personnel who died in the 9-11 terrorist attacks takes place each year at the RSA Building in Montgomery. The Alabama Remembers 9/11 Stair Climb allows firefighters and volunteers from across Alabama and Florida to climb the equivalent of the 110 stories of the World Trade Center to honor the…

Montgomery Fire Trainees Fired for Cheating

Seven trainees and a firefighter are out of a job after allegations of cheating. Tuesday, the Montgomery Fire/Rescue Department has terminated seven trainees and initiated termination proceedings against a firefighter following an incident of cheating. In a statement the department says the incident happened as a test was being administered at the training academy. The department says it received information last…