Articles Tagged “fire”

  • New Waverly Firefighters Respond to Log Home Fire

    New Waverly Firefighters were dispatched just before 4pm Monday afternoon to a house fire on Pine Ridge Lane. The homeowner had discovered a fire on the outside of the home near some electrical equipment, and…

  • Commissioners Approve Purchase of Bullet-Proof Vests

    In Commissioners’ Court this week, Precinct #4 Constable Gene Bartee discussed approving Constable Sale Commission funds from the Tax Sale held in December 2016 to purchase ballistic vests and gun cases for all four constables…

  • 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…

  • Councilmembers Approve Fire Truck Purchase

    At the last session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers had a “First Reading” on  the purchase of a Ferrara pumper fire truck. After Police Chief Kevin Lunsford cleared up that there was no price…

  • DPS Safe Holiday Travel Trips

    DPS offers the following additional tips for safe travel during the holidays: Don’t drink and drive. Designate a driver or take a cab. Slow down – especially in bad weather, construction areas and heavy traffic.…

  • Huntsville Fires Monday

    A story in the Huntsville Item reports that area firefighters responded to two fires Monday morning. Around 9:30 AM, firefighters took care of a structure fire at a residence located on Frank Cloud Road in…

  • Branch-Davidian Collection Donated to Gresham Library

    A special historical collection has been donated to SHSU. It regards the Branch-Davidian standoff near Waco nearly a quarter century ago. Former McLennan County Sheriff Larry Lynch still vividly remembers the fire that rocked the…

  • Huntsville City Council To Meet

    The Huntsville City Council will have a regular meeting today at 6 pm at City Hall. The city fathers will hear first readings on two Historic Preservation Overlay District Map Amendments, the first for the…

  • Fire Burns Down Barn

    The Huntsville Item reports that in a fire that destroyed a barn on Twin Creek Drive off of FM 405 south of  Riverside no one was injured. The Watson family was not present when the…

  • Fire Public Protection Classification Upgrade

    At this week’s “State of the City Address,” City Manager Matt Benoit passed along that the Texas Department of Insurance Insurance Service Office has recommended that Huntsville received a “2” classification. A letter from the…