Articles Tagged “burn”

  • U-S Forest Service Will Conduct Controlled Burns

    U.S. Forest Service fire personnel will be burning areas in the national forests during the next few months. Sam Houston National Forest Fire Management Officer Jason Klawinsky says,“Folks may see a helicopter overhead, smoke columns…

  • Chief Grisham Talks about Fireworks Use

    For this New Year’s Eve, Huntsville Fire Chief Tom Grisham passes along information about fireworks use . . . .   Chief Grisham also recommends all fireworks should be handled by an adult and not…

  • County EMC Davis Addresses Need For “Burn Ban” To Commissioners

    You probably figured it was coming sooner or later. Walker County Commissioners discussed a burn ban in court Monday morning. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis addressed the court about the issue . .…

  • Forest Service Says Controlled Burns Are Ahead

    U.S. Forest Service fire personnel will be burning areas in the national forests during the next few months. Sam Houston National Forest Fire Management Officer Brian Gidcumb says, “Folks may see a helicopter overhead, smoke…

  • Early Morning Fire Destroys Mobile Home

    A fire that begin shortly after midnight this morning in the Watson lake Subdivision in southeast Walker County sent two residents to hospitals with burns. The mobile home was a total loss. New Waverly Fire…

  • No Burn Ban For Walker County For Now

    Still no burn ban in effect for Walker County. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis addressed commissioners after consulting on the Keetch Byram Drought Index, or KBDI . . . .

  • Assistant Fire Chief John Hobbs Suggests Property Owners Prep for Any Future Wildfire

    With the summer and wildfire season ahead, Huntsville Assistant Fire Chief John Hobbs says now is the time to start getting rid of all those possible fire fuels in your yard . . . .…

  • Prescribed Burn Notification Issued

    The U-S Forest Service at the Sam Houston National Forest has informed us that a precribed burn notification has been issued for Montgomery and Walker County. The burn was slated to begin at 10 this…

  • October City Water Maintenance Successful

    The City of Huntsville conducted a successful maintenance process on its water distribution system during October, and the staff would like to thank all residents for their cooperation and patience during the process. According to…

  • Burn Ban Put on Hold Monday

    Walker County Commissioners considered implementing a “burn ban” at Monday’s special session. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis filled commissioners in on the KBDI Index and other authorities’ views of Walker County’s moisture situation…