Articles Tagged “fire”

  • Heavy Rain Causes Problems Across County

    A lot of rain over the past few days caused problems for drivers across Walker County. The heavy rain caused rising water resulting in stalled vehicles from the SHSU campus to Elkins Lake. Back on…

  • “Scare on the Square” Set for Saturday

    The City of Huntsville will be helping citizens celebrate Halloween this weekend. Main Street Assistant Ariel Traub tells us more . . . . SCARESQUARE10-24-13 The Haunted Hayride will be held at Kate Barr Ross…

  • October is Fire Prevention Month

    October is fire prevention month. And, as we head toward a time of the year where extra time will be spent cooking, New Waverly firefighter Jimmy Williams is on the news again this morning to…

  • New Waverly Firefighter Jimmy Williams with Home Fire Safety Advice

    New Waverly firefighter Jimmy Williams says now is the time to improve the fire safety in your home . . . . WILLIAMSFIRE10-16-13

  • Fire Prevention Week

    With now through October 12th being Fire Prevention Week, Walker County Firefighters and the National Fire Protection Association are promoting “It’s Fire Prevention Week: Prevent Kitchen Fires!” This year’s campaign focuses on preventing home kitchen…

  • National Public Lands Day Celebrated Saturday at Sam Houston National Forest

    Access to several recreation sites in the Sam Houston National Forest will be free to the public on Saturday, September 28th. Fees at Stubblefield Recreation Area, Double Lake Recreation Area, Cagle Boat Ramp, and Scott’s…

  • City Council Approves Funds for Downtown Fire Station Restoration

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers approved $75,000 dollars for further restoration and repair of the downtown fire station. More funds will need to be allocated in the future for…

  • Jail Construction Update

    The construction of the new Walker County Jail is coming along at a good pace. Walker County Jail Project Director Eddie Smith told Walker County Commissioners Monday morning that they’ve had no delays caused by…

  • Man Burned in Local Gas Well Explosion

    Around 4:15 in the afternoon Tuesday, a 35-year-old contract worker from Pioneer in San Antonio was injured in a gas explosion at a well near FM 247 and Lost Indian Camp Road about 8 miles…