Articles Tagged “fire”

  • DPS Urges Drivers to Fill Up on Safety for Thanksgiving

    As Texans prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding motorists to make safety a priority and to enjoy the holiday weekend responsibly. DPS Troopers, and other Texas law…

  • Las Vegas Shooting Update

    Sunday night in Las Vegas, a gunman opened fire during an outdoor Jason Aldean concert killing at least 50 people and injuring over 400 others. The gunman fired from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay…

  • I-45 Construction Closure Ahead

    New Waverly firefighter and paramedic Jimmy Williams advises us that another I-45 construction closure is planned for this weekend.  Northbound traffic will be diverted to share a lane with southbound traffic.  Firefighters have ramped up…

  • Trump Speaks Out About North Korean Threat

    In response to recent threats from North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, President Trump has promised to respond with “fire, fury and frankly power, the likes of which the world has never seen.” The president…

  • Huntsville Pilot Killed in Small-Aircraft Accident

    Bobby Walls, a retired Southwest Airlines pilot and resident of Huntsville, was killed in an East Texas plane crash Thursday morning around 8 a.m.. Walls and an East Texas man from Brownsboro died in the…

  • Local pilot killed in plane crash

    Bobby Walls, a retired Southwest Airlines pilot and resident of Huntsville, was killed in an East Texas plane crash Thursday morning around 8 a.m.. Walls and an East Texas man from Brownsboro died in the…

  • New Waverly 4th of July Celebration a Big Success

    New Waverly volunteer fire department firefighter Jimmy Williams informs us that the New Waverly 4th of July celebration was a big success. He reports that the New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department and the New Waverly…

  • 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…