The Hoover Fire Department Technical Rescue Team (Alabama Heavy Rescue 5) is being deployed to Calhoun County, Alabama. Please pray for the safety of our personnel and hope that they find no loss of life during search and rescue operations.
Other crews from the metro area (Birmingham, Homewood, Vestavia Hills and Fultondale) have been deployed to the storm damaged areas as well.
The Alabama Mutual Aid System is a comprehensive plan to deploy necessary resources throughout the state, as requested and coordinated by state and local Emergency Management Agencies, during times of disaster. The system has been activated and help is on the way to the affected areas.