Articles Tagged “fire”

  • BREAKING NEWS–Explosions at Boston Marathon

    Two huge explosions impacted the Boston Marathon finish line just before 3 today. Several serious injuries were reported. At least two people are reported dead. Up to a hundred people were reported injured–at least, nine…

  • Red Flag Warning in Effect at Noon

    The National Weather Service says there will be low humidities and breezy northwest winds this afternoon leading to elevated critical fire weather conditions.  Winds will relax this evening ending the fire danger. A Red Flag…

  • Old Crabbs Prairie Schoolhouse Burns

    Wednesday afternoon a fire destroyed the old Crabbs Prairie Schoolhouse near the intersection of Highway 75 North and FM 1696. The building had been converted into a residence by owners Max and Jessie Powell. They…

  • Red Flag Warning

    The National Weather Service has put a Red Flag Warning in effect from 10 this morning through 6 this evening. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures will create explosive fire…

  • OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Is Right About American Idol Girls

    OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Is Right About American Idol Girls

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) If you’ve been keeping an eye on American Idol this season, you know…

  • Fire Safety Around Your Home

    President of the Walker County Firefighters Association Jimmy Williams tells us that this spring people are going to be looking at landscaping their yard, so now is the perfect time to address the fire safety…

  • Grass Fire Monday Night

    Walker County Dispatch reports there was a grass fire off 1696 and Scales Ranch Road last night around 7:30. About two acres were burned, and the fire was put out. No injuries were reported.

  • Bryan Firefighters Remembered

    Bryan firefighters Eric Wallace and Greg Pickard, who died as a result of a fire last Friday at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Bryan, were honored Wednesday morning at a public memorial at Central…

  • Two Bryan Firefighters Die in Fire

    A fire at the Old Knights of Columbus Hall on Groesbeck Drive south of downtown Bryan Friday night resulted in the deaths two Bryan firefighters. Two other firefighters were injured. Lieutenants Eric Wallace and Greg…

  • County Featuring Advice on Dead Trees on Website

    An article now on the Walker County website covers issues arising from dead trees. In the article, “Texas A&M Forest Service is encouraging homeowners and landowners to remove fire-and-drought-killed trees that are within falling distance…