Articles Tagged “fire”

  • 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…

  • Fire Chief Grisham Passes Along Safety Tips on Burning

    With the lifting of the ban, some local residents have begun burning accumulated brush. We talked with Fire Chief Tom Grisham recently about burning . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/GRISHAM9-19-12.mp3|titles=GRISHAM9-19-12] Grisham said, “Setting large brush piles…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift last Friday police were called to the 2300 block of Gainous Street where an unknown suspect had set fire to a mobile home. On Saturday’s day shift,…

  • TDCJ Bus and Tow Truck Accident North of Town this Morning

    A major accident occurred this morning near the 126 mile marker on I-45, north of town. DPS Trooper Erik Burse reports that shortly before five this morning, two tow-truck drivers were removing a vehicle that…

  • Immediate Burn Ban Implementation Approved for Judge Pierce

    Because of fluctuations toward dryness in the Keetch-Byram Index numbers, a drought index designed for fire potential assessment, Administrative Assistant to County Judge Danny Pierce, Sherri Pegoda, requested in Court Monday that Commissioners allow the…

  • Vehicle Fatality Wednesday

    Seventy-year-old Huntsville resident Hadi Adib died Wednesday afternoon after his 2008 Hyundai hit an electrical pole on Autumn Lane in Huntsville. Witnesses saw the car ignite into flames after hitting the pole. Before the fire…

  • County Commissioners Move Forward in Helping Fire Departments

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court Tuesday, Commissioners approved moving forward in the use of Title III funds for volunteer fire departments. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell explains . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/COMMANDY5-30-12.mp3|titles=COMMANDY5-30-12]

  • Commissioners Meet this Morning

    Walker County Commissioners will meet this morning at nine at the Courthouse. Commissioners will review various departmental reports. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell will hold a public hearing concerning the closing, vacating, and abandoning…