We're always seeking volunteers  passionate about the fire and EMS service.

recent projects

Our club is involved in a number of community projects that support our mission.


J.D. King - President

Russell A. Jackson - Vice President

Gail Blankenship - Secretary

Mitt Schroeder - Treasurer

Harry Burks -Historian


Bill Bean

Harry Burks

Donny Cook

Phillip Gilbert

Bobbie King

Ken Mobley

About us

club History


The Alabama Bucket Brigade (ABB) is a group of volunteers passionate about the future HEROES Activity Center to be constructed in Calera, Alabama.

Anyone is welcomed to join our group regardless of any past or present Fire or EMS affiliation. 

2011 - Shelby County Commission authorized the founding of the Alabama Firefighters Museum & Education Center (renamed in 2016 as The National Center for Fire and Life Safety).

2011 - SPAAMFAA approves for the Alabama Bucket Brigade chapter to be formed.

2014 - The Alabama Bucket Brigade was awarded a bid to host Alabama's first SPAAMFAA convention in 2017.

2017 - The club ended its membership and affiliation with SPAAMFAA.

​OUR mission

To support the future work and needs of the HEROES Activity Center in Calera, Alabama.