Articles Tagged “fire”

  • 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…

  • More on New Riverside Fire Truck

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners approved $18,343 to participate in the cost of new fire truck for Riverside. Dick Goldin, assistant to the Riverside Fire Chief, was at the meeting and filled us in on the…

  • Fire Truck Donated to Riverside

    A fire truck is being donated to the Riverside Fire Department in a most unique act of generosity. Dick Golden, assistant to the Riverside fire chief, tells us that he believes this will be the…

  • Firefighters Train at New Waverly Fire Station

    Twenty-four Firefighters from Huntsville, North Montgomery County, and New Waverly converged on the New Waverly Fire Station on Saturday to continue training in wildfire firefighting and safety. With the summer fire season fast approaching and…

  • Precinct #304 Polling Places Discussed

    At this week’s Commissioners’ Court regular session, Commissioners looked at the issue of moving the Precinct #304 polling place from the Riverside Fire Department to the First United Methodist Church in Riverside. Precinct #304 Election…