Articles Tagged “fire”

  • 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…

  • Meeting for Disaster Volunteers

    Mark your calendars. The first meeting to form the “Walker County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster” is scheduled for next week. Texas District Disaster Response Coordinator from United Methodist Church, Rick Carpenter, tells us more…

  • Man Rescued from Car on Highway 190 East Thursday

    Thursday, Walker County Emergency personnel were able to help an unidentified man escape serious injury in a one-vehicle accident where he was trapped in his vehicle which caught fire on Highway 190 East near Dodge.…

  • Christmas Tree Fire Safety Advice

    Many Christmas trees are already up in homes across Walker County. However, if you’re about to go shopping for a real tree or about to put one up, Fire Chief Tom Grisham has some fire…

  • Chief Grisham Adds Caution on Holiday Fireworks Use

    This week, the decision was made to continue to let the sale and use of fireworks, including skyrockets with sticks and missles with fins, continue in Walker County–outside the city limits only. Huntsville Fire Chief…

  • New Waverly Fire Update

    For the second time in two nights, and for the third time last week, New Waverly Firefighters were summoned to fight a building fire and arrived within minutes, extinguishing the fire before major damage could…

  • Home Fire Safety

    As temperatures fall over the coming days, residents will be firing up their home’s heating appliances– many for the first time this year. Home heating fires often occur at the worst possible time, breaking out…

  • Try-2-Recycle Fire

    Around 8 this morning, there was a container fire in the yard of Try-2-Recycle on 15th Street. We asked Huntsville Fire Department Training Captain Jason January about what caused the fire . . . .…

  • Lee Drain Building at SHSU Closed Earlier Due to Elevator Motor Burnout

    Sam Houston State University Assistant Police Chief James Fitch informed us earlier today that the fire truck and police car activity on the university campus was in regard to a fire alarm at the Lee…