Articles Tagged “fire”

  • Butch Davis Comments On Recent Fire

    Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis reported to us at 5:30 this morning that he thanked everyone for their help in taking care of the wildfire at FM 980 and FM 2628 in Walker…

  • Third Annual Haunted Hayride Ahead

    The City of Huntsville’s Third Annual Haunted Hayride will take place at Kate Barr Ross Park on Saturday, October 24, at 6:30 P.M. Tickets will be $5 per hayride and $3 per fire truck ride.…

  • Grass Fire Update

    It was apparently a spark from a blown hay trailer tire rim that started the big grass fire in the FM 980 and FM 2628 area yesterday afternoon and evening in Walker County. The Woodland…

  • Forest Service Offering Temporary Jobs To Qualified Veterans

    The U.S. Forest Service is seeking qualified veterans for paid training in prescribed burns and wildland fire suppression for temporary positions. Veterans selected for the eight-week program must be 18 years or older with an…

  • Fire Reported On Morris Lane This Morning

    At 5:30 this morning, a fully involved structure fire in the 100 block of Morris Lane was reported. Several fire department units were dispatched to the scene.  Walker County Dispatch reported no injuries in the…

  • Commercial Building Fire Put Out In New Waverly Over Weekend

    Saturday, New Waverly firefighters with the help of other fire departments, Huntsville and Montgomery County, put out a commercial building fire on Mabry Street in New Waverly. A mechanic’s shop was lost in the blaze,…

  • Suspect Critically Wounded Following Demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri

    Late Sunday–a day following peaceful demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri commemorating the anniversary of the death of Michael Brown–police in St. Louis County say a gun battle ensued when a suspect started firing at plainclothes detectives…

  • City Manager Benoit Comments On City Budget

    We talked with City Manager Matt Benoit recently. One of the issues we touched on was the City’s next budget . . . .   Mr. Benoit added, “We are continuing with our capital improvement…

  • HFD Always Seeking Qualified Volunteer Firefighters

    Huntsville Fire Department is always looking for qualified volunteer firefighters–you may remember the great job firefighters in the city and county did, as well, during our last big drought. If you’re interested in taking a…

  • Assistant Fire Chief Hobbs Has Safety Tips For Outdoor Cooking

    It’s summer and more people are barbecuing outside. Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Huntsville’s assistant fire chief John Hobbs. John passed along a few safety tips to us on outdoor cooking…