Articles Tagged “fire”

  • 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…

  • Milwaukee Protests

    In Milwaukee, police say one person was shot during protests there on Sunday during the second night of crowds gathered after the shooting of a black man. Saturday, officers dealt with about 150 protestors who…

  • End of Summer Bash Ahead at Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center

    Mark your calendars for next week. The End of Summer Bash begins next Tuesday August 9th at the Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center. Huntsville Director of Tourism and Cultural Services Kimm Thomas updates us .…

  • Deadly Balloon Crash in Lockhart over Weekend

    Saturday morning, 16 people were killed in a hot-air balloon crash near Lockhart, Texas. First reports say the balloon caught fire in midair as it hit a high-voltage power line and then crashed to the…

  • Fire Truck Raffle Underway

    Huntsville Fire Chief Tom Grisham informs us that they’ve got a raffle coming up to raise money to restore a 1947 Seagraves fire truck that the City of Huntsville bought brand new . . .…

  • Ramadan Permits Suspended in Israel Because of Shooting

    Thursday, Israel suspended the majority of special permits for Palestinians to visit Israel during Ramadan and increased police presence following shootings in Tel Aviv Wednesday night by two Palestinians that killed four Israelis. Wednesday night,…

  • Lightning-Caused Fire Wednesday

    The Huntsville Item reports that Wednesday afternoon local firefighters were able to put out a house fire before it resulted in major damage. The fire began when lightning hit the roof of a home in…

  • “GOFUNDME” Account Set Up for Local HPD Officer & Family

    A special “GOFUNDME” account has been set up by the friends of HPD Detective Kevin Hammond and his family who lost their home in a fire last Thursday. The funds will help them in rebuilding…