Articles Tagged “fire”

  • Two-Alarm Fire Burns Gulf Coast Trade Center Dorm

    Shortly after midnight Sunday, a two-alarm fire destroyed a Gulf Coast Trade Center dormitory in New Waverly. Over a dozen teens safely escaped the smoke and flames from the one-story structure. Half of the building…

  • Radio & Police Body-Cam Grants Applied For

    At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers approved applying for grants for $93,600, $66,700 and $99,900 with a matching frund requirement for one for $16,600. The grants are for body cameras for…

  • Commissioners Approve Elevator Improvements

    At Monday morning’s Commissioners’ Court session, ThyssenKrupp Elevator representative Larnell Rogers gave a presentation, assisted by slides, on needed improvements to elevators in three old buildings in Walker County . . . .   Walker…

  • Raphael Holiday Executed

    Former Madison County resident, 36-year-old Raphael Holiday, was executed in Huntsville yesterday. He had been convicted of setting a fire that ended the life of his 18-month-old daughter and two of her half-sisters around 15…

  • Butch Davis Comments On Recent Fire

    Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis reported to us at 5:30 this morning that he thanked everyone for their help in taking care of the wildfire at FM 980 and FM 2628 in Walker…

  • Third Annual Haunted Hayride Ahead

    The City of Huntsville’s Third Annual Haunted Hayride will take place at Kate Barr Ross Park on Saturday, October 24, at 6:30 P.M. Tickets will be $5 per hayride and $3 per fire truck ride.…

  • Grass Fire Update

    It was apparently a spark from a blown hay trailer tire rim that started the big grass fire in the FM 980 and FM 2628 area yesterday afternoon and evening in Walker County. The Woodland…

  • Forest Service Offering Temporary Jobs To Qualified Veterans

    The U.S. Forest Service is seeking qualified veterans for paid training in prescribed burns and wildland fire suppression for temporary positions. Veterans selected for the eight-week program must be 18 years or older with an…

  • Fire Reported On Morris Lane This Morning

    At 5:30 this morning, a fully involved structure fire in the 100 block of Morris Lane was reported. Several fire department units were dispatched to the scene.  Walker County Dispatch reported no injuries in the…

  • 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,…