Articles Tagged “fire”

  • Councilmembers Approve Fire Truck Purchase

    At the last session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers had a “First Reading” on  the purchase of a Ferrara pumper fire truck. After Police Chief Kevin Lunsford cleared up that there was no price…

  • DPS Safe Holiday Travel Trips

    DPS offers the following additional tips for safe travel during the holidays: Don’t drink and drive. Designate a driver or take a cab. Slow down – especially in bad weather, construction areas and heavy traffic.…

  • Huntsville Fires Monday

    A story in the Huntsville Item reports that area firefighters responded to two fires Monday morning. Around 9:30 AM, firefighters took care of a structure fire at a residence located on Frank Cloud Road in…

  • Branch-Davidian Collection Donated to Gresham Library

    A special historical collection has been donated to SHSU. It regards the Branch-Davidian standoff near Waco nearly a quarter century ago. Former McLennan County Sheriff Larry Lynch still vividly remembers the fire that rocked the…

  • Huntsville City Council To Meet

    The Huntsville City Council will have a regular meeting today at 6 pm at City Hall. The city fathers will hear first readings on two Historic Preservation Overlay District Map Amendments, the first for the…

  • Fire Burns Down Barn

    The Huntsville Item reports that in a fire that destroyed a barn on Twin Creek Drive off of FM 405 south of  Riverside no one was injured. The Watson family was not present when the…

  • Fire Public Protection Classification Upgrade

    At this week’s “State of the City Address,” City Manager Matt Benoit passed along that the Texas Department of Insurance Insurance Service Office has recommended that Huntsville received a “2” classification. A letter from the…

  • Kat Safety Bash Tonight

    Tonight, from 6 to 8, the big Kat Safety Bash gets underway in the north parking lot of Bowers Stadium. They plan on having safety vendors from all over the community dealing with the university,…

  • City Services Center Tour Today

    A bond election is coming up in November in regard to the upgrade of several City of Huntsville facilities. Tours have been scheduled so voters have an opportunity to see various facilities first hand. The…

  • Houston Ship Channel Closed this Morning

    Following a tanker fire early this morning, the Coast Guard reports that the Houston Ship Channel was closed. A tanker known as the Aframax River may have struck an underwater sewer line. The accident breached…