Articles Tagged “burn”

  • New Waverly Firefighters Busy with Weekend Fires

    New Waverly Firefighters responded to a number of wildfires over the weekend as clear skies and warmer temperatures prompted many to venture outdoors around Walker County. Despite recent heavy rains, much of Southeast Texas is…

  • U-S Forest Service Says Controlled Burning 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 Jason Klawinsky said,“The public may see a helicopter overhead, smoke…

  • Kat Safety Bash Tonight

    Tonight, from 6 to 8, the big Kat Safety Bash gets underway in the north parking lot of Bowers Stadium. They plan on having safety vendors from all over the community dealing with the university,…

  • Prescribed Burn Began at 10 this Morning

    The Forest Service advised us that a prescribed burn was scheduled to begin this morning at 10 AM in Walker and Montgomery Counties for Compartments 27 & 28, FM 1375, and FS 215/Stubblefield Lake Road. …

  • 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 . . . .