Articles Tagged “fire”

  • Commissioners to Exclude City in Grant Application

    Monday at Commissioners’ Court, Commissioners voted not to include the City of Huntsville in their application for a grant that might allow them funds for radios for area volunteer fire departments. The overall grant of…

  • Shooting in Fort Hood

    Another mass shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen has left at least 4 dead, including the gunmen, along with 16 hurt. The shooter, identified as 33-year-old Army Specialist Ivan Lopez, opened fire in two buildings…

  • New Waterline Project on Highway 190

    Huntsville City Engineer Yellambalsi Ramachandra gave city councilmembers an update this week on the Highway 190 East waterline replacement project. The location is along Highway 190 from Sycamore Avenue to Highway 19, about 6,500 linear…

  • Downtown Fire Station Renovation Moving Forward

    Improvements have been moving forward at the renovation of the downtown fire station in Huntsville. Chief of Police and Huntsville Public Safety Director Kevin Lunsford filed an update at the regular City Council session this…

  • Smith Hill Water Line Replacement

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers voted approval for a Task Order for McClure and Browne Engineering and Surveying for the purpose of engineering design services for the Smith Hill…

  • 116-Year-Old Farmhouse Destroyed in New Waverly Fire

    New Waverly Firefighters responded just before 1 PM Monday to a house fire on Marion Lane, just South of the City. Within five minutes of the initial 9-1-1 call, the first crews were on the…

  • Renovation of Downtown Fire Station Continues

    When its back online, the fire station located in the central part of Huntsville will increase response time in the downtown area. When we talked with him last, Fire Chief Tom Grisham said the facility…

  • Chief Tom Grisham Comments on Cooking Safety

    At this time of the year there’s a lot of activity in the kitchen and Huntsville Fire Chief Tom Grisham, our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend, tells us that between 43 to 57…

  • Some Fireworks Restrictions Still in Effect for Unincorporated Areas of County

    Walker County officials remind everyone in the county that back on the 9th of December Walker County Commissioners’ Court determined that the normal danger of fire in the unincorporated areas of the county was greatly…

  • Renovations on Fire Station No. 2 Going Well

    The renovation and repairs to Fire Station No. 2 in Huntsville is moving along well. At this week’s council session, Fire Chief Tom Grisham reports the drainage issues they’ve been having have been fixed .…