Montgomery Fire Department

Two Montgomery House Fires Under Investigation

The Montgomery Fire Department is investigating two house fires that happened this morning. The first fire happened at approximately 1:44 a.m. Fire units responded to a fire at a home in the 1500 block of Marlowe Drive. Smoke and flames were visible.  The fire was contained to the laundry room area with extensive smoke damage throughout the home.  The people…

Fire Destroys Several Units at Montgomery Apartment Complex

1/4Fire at Virginia Downs Apartments in Montgomery Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4Fire at Virginia Downs Apartments in Montgomery Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4Fire at Virginia Downs Apartments in Montgomery Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4Fire at Virginia Downs Apartments in Montgomery Show Caption Hide Caption Several units of the Virginia Downs Apartments on Virginia Loop Road were destroyed in a fire…

Montgomery Fire Department Investigating Cottondale Road House Fire

On Monday, July 27, around 9:00, Montgomery Fire/Rescue responded to a structure fire in the 1200 block of Cottondale Road. When units arrived, they found heavy smoke and flame coming from within the structure. The home received major damage throughout. Everyone was out of the home when units arrived and there were no injuries to the occupants or fire personnel….

House Fire in Downtown Montgomery

Photo from Tim Lennox Alabama News Network is on the scene of a house fire downtown. The fire is near the intersection of Bainbridge St. and Grove St. That’s close to Interstate 85. Smoke could be seen from our Midtown tower cam. Stay with Alabama News Network for more on this breaking story. Categories: Montgomery, News Tags: bainbridge street montgomery,…

Potential Firefighters Take Employment Exam

To apply for Montgomery Fire Rescue CLICK HERE. Montgomery Fire Rescue has a new wave of recruits, and today they began their path to becoming firefighters. Almost 200 men and women were at the Crampton Bowl Multiplex Saturday morning to take the exam. 252 people applied for the exam that has math, reading comprehension, and basic engineering questions. When a potential…

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 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…

Montgomery Fire Department’s 120th Anniversary is on Friday! Watch Alabama News Network for coverage!

Parade scheduled for Madison Avenue

A notice from the City Of Montgomery: “Dexter Avenue will be closed to traffic from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday as the City of Montgomery celebrates Montgomery Fire/Rescue’s 120th Anniversary. Madison Avenue will be closed from Court Street to S. Perry Street from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This block will host a free ceremony at the parade’s conclusion…

1 Killed in Montgomery House Fire

A Montgomery house fire claimed a man’s life.. The fire broke out just after 6:00 p.m. Monday in the 20 block of N. California St. Heavy smoke and flames were seen coming from the attic of the home when crews arrived. Fire officials say the victim, who is around 60-years-old, was found in a bedroom, and was pronounced dead at…

Montgomery House Fire

No injuries reported

1/3House Fire Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3House Fire Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3House Fire Show Caption Hide Caption A House fire started just before 4:00 AM today in Montgomery in the 900 block of Ridgemont Avenue, and fire officials are looking for a cause. Officials say the house was vacant when the fire started and there are reasons to believe…