Articles Tagged “fire”

  • Major High-Rise Fire in London

    A fire raged through a 24-story apartment building in London around 1 AM London time. The fire resulted in the death of several with dozens injured. Around 40 fire engines were reported to have been…

  • Thirty-Six People Suffocate at a Manila Resort Following a Botched Robbery and Fires Set by Gunman

    Early Friday, Philippine time, at least 36 people suffocated at a resort in Manila after a man carrying a rifle set fire to gambling tables in what apparently was a failed attempted robbery. Eventually, the…

  • DPS Enhances Enforcement During Memorial Day Weekend

    AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will join law enforcement efforts across the state during the Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. From Friday, May 26, through Monday, May…

  • Identity of Plane Crash Victim Released

    As we passed along Wednesday afternoon, we now have learned the identify of the man killed in that plane crash of a twin-engine Cessna that went down into a small pond near FM 980 in…

  • Small Plane Crashes Near FM 980 Tuesday

    A Tuesday afternoon update in the Houston Chronicle on that small plane that crashed in a pond off of FM 980 in the Huntsville area Tuesday morning reports that the pilot of the aircraft died…

  • Gunman Shoots & Kills Policeman in Paris

    Thursday night, a gunman shot and killed a policeman in Paris and wounded two other officers on the well-known Champs Elysees avenue in Paris. The attack has been claimed by ISIS. The gunman opened 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…