Articles Tagged “fire”

  • Commercial Building Fire Put Out In New Waverly Over Weekend

    Saturday, New Waverly firefighters with the help of other fire departments, Huntsville and Montgomery County, put out a commercial building fire on Mabry Street in New Waverly. A mechanic’s shop was lost in the blaze,…

  • Suspect Critically Wounded Following Demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri

    Late Sunday–a day following peaceful demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri commemorating the anniversary of the death of Michael Brown–police in St. Louis County say a gun battle ensued when a suspect started firing at plainclothes detectives…

  • City Manager Benoit Comments On City Budget

    We talked with City Manager Matt Benoit recently. One of the issues we touched on was the City’s next budget . . . .   Mr. Benoit added, “We are continuing with our capital improvement…

  • HFD Always Seeking Qualified Volunteer Firefighters

    Huntsville Fire Department is always looking for qualified volunteer firefighters–you may remember the great job firefighters in the city and county did, as well, during our last big drought. If you’re interested in taking a…

  • Assistant Fire Chief Hobbs Has Safety Tips For Outdoor Cooking

    It’s summer and more people are barbecuing outside. Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Huntsville’s assistant fire chief John Hobbs. John passed along a few safety tips to us on outdoor cooking…

  • South Carolina Church Shooting Leaves Nine Dead

    Wednesday evening, during a prayer meeting at the black Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, a caucasian male in his early 20’s opened fire with his weapon killing nine people. This included the pastor.…

  • New Waverly Firefighter Jimmy Williams On New Fire Truck

    New Waverly firefighter Jimmy Williams informs us that, “New Waverly firefighters traveled this week to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to the Ferrara Fire Apparatus factory” He said the fire crew’s task was “final acceptance testing on…

  • Insurance Tips For Hurricane Season

    Hurricane season begins June 1st. The Texas Department of Insurance offers a checklist to make sure you’re covered. Review coverage and policy limits. Be sure your homeowners or commercial property policy provides enough coverage to…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 2600 block of Milam Street. In the 1000 block of Elm, an unknown suspect entered a vehicle and stole…

  • Fire Destroys Mobile Home

    Fire destroyed a single-wide mobile home Wednesday afternoon in the 300 block of Sowell Drive. No one was at home when the blaze got underway. The American Red Cross is assisting the people who lived…