Fire Department

Mobile Fire And Rescue Department (MFRD) Wins Award, Grant

Mobile Fire And Rescue Department (MFRD) Wins Award, Grant

September 17, 2021
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The emergency medical services staff at MFRD recently received the “Culture of Excellence” award from the Office of Emergency Medical Services within the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH). The award is received as the result of years of improvements in the way the department’s ambulances are operated and maintained, how it responds to emergencies…

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MFRD Earns American Heart Association Award

MFRD Earns American Heart Association Award

September 10, 2021
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The Mobile Fire and Rescue Department (MFRD) recently earned national recognition for its efforts to improve treatment of individuals suffering serious heart attacks. The American Heart Association announced that MFRD received the Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver Achievement Award because of improvements emergency medical services (EMS) personnel have made in responding to ST-elevation myocardial infarctions, which…

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MFRD To Offer And Install Smoke Alarms At No Cost

MFRD To Offer And Install Smoke Alarms At No Cost

July 16, 2021
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The City of Mobile Fire-Rescue Department (MFRD) will be hosting a Smoke Alarm Blitz on July 17 at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Michael Figures Community Center at 658 Donald Street in Mobile. Firefighters will also be canvassing neighborhoods in Toulminville and installing up to three smoke alarms at registered Mobile residences. The department has…

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Ono Island Breaks Ground on Fire Station

Ono Island Breaks Ground on Fire Station

April 23, 2021
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Groundbreaking recently took place for the new Ono Island Fire Station No. 4, GulfCoastNewsToday.com reported. It will be constructed by MW Rogers Construction Co. and was designed by McCollough Architecture of Orange Beach to withstand 175 mph wind speeds. It will include six bunk rooms, a private office, an emergency medical service room, two apparatus…

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Daphne Hires Veteran Fire Chief

Daphne Hires Veteran Fire Chief

January 15, 2021
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Retired Mobile district chief LeAnn Tacon became Daphne’s new fire chief yesterday, GulfCoastNewsToday.com reports. Tacon will become the fifth person to oversee the Daphne Fire Department in about a year. She replaces Melvin Brown, a former Birmingham battalion chief, who was hired in June and resigned in December 2020. Brown had been recently preceded by…

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