Trussville Fire Department


Photo courtesy of Trussville Police Department.

The annual National Night Out campaign, begun in 1984, promotes positive relationships between communities and police and other first responders. more


Fire Chief Tim Shotts

Photo by Ron Burkett.

After a personnel matter within the Trussville Fire Department, everyone began looking toward the man they knew they could count on: Assistant Fire Chief Tim Shotts. more


Cody Wilcox, an 18-year-old recent graduate of Hewitt-Trussville High School, is one of eight students in the first class of the school’s firefighter training program. He said he wants a career in fire service. more

School House

Although being a firefighter isn’t new to Trussville Fire Chief Russell Ledbetter after almost four decades of public service, he does have a new title with the Alabama Fire College. more


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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.


swift water rescue

Photo courtesy of Matt Panepento.

“There is a certain amount of satisfaction of being able to go out and help people when nobody else can,” said Darren Dukes, head of the swift water rescue unit. “You wouldn’t be in this profession if you didn’t enjoy helping people.” more