Articles Tagged “Huntsville Fire Department”

  • Forest Service to Reduce Wildfire Threat Around Elkins Lake Subdivision

    U.S. Forest Service fire professionals in the Sam Houston National Forest were recently scheduled to begin a project designed to reduce the possibility of catastrophic wildfire in Elkins Lake subdivision in Walker County. As part…

  • SHSU Criminal Justice Students Work with Community Organizations

    Sam Houston State University students in the College of Criminal Justice recently worked with community organizations as part of two Academic Community Engagement courses. Students enrolled in SHSU’s Master of Science in homeland security program…

  • New Waverly VFD’s Jimmy Williams’ Update On Vehicle Rescues

    New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department Public Information Officer Jimmy Williams tells us that although TxDOT officials had closed FM 3478 due to high water over the roadway, on Wednesday morning a driver of a small…

  • Grass Fire On Walnut Cove Monday

    According to KBTX.com, Monday afternoon a grass fire around an acre in size destroyed two buildings on a property off State Highway 19 on Walnut Cove in Walker County. First Responders on the scene included…

  • Several Departments Respond to New Waverly Fire Friday Afternoon

    New Waverly Firefighters were called to a house fire Friday afternoon on Longstreet in New Waverly. At the same time, additional crews were dispatched from the Huntsville Fire Department and North Montgomery County as part…

  • Fire Truck Purchase Discussed at City Council Session

    During Huntsville’s regular City Council session last week, councilmembers heard a first reading regarding the purchase of a 75-foot custom cab ladder truck for the Huntsville Fire Department and equipment for $715,000. It’s basically replacing…

  • Planning & Zoning Commission Meets

    The City of Huntsville Planning and Zoning Commission met last night at City Hall, and they voted to split Huntsville Fire Department #2 and the Military Reserve Building into separate lots. Concerns were raised about…

  • Health Fair & “Are You Ready?” Seminar Held Tuesday

    Tuesday, Huntsville Memorial Hospital and other local entities brought a Walker County Health Fair and “Are Your Ready” seminars to the Walker County Storm Shelter. Sessions presented last night included presentations by Texas A&M Forest…

  • SHSU Research Park Efforts Updated at Council Meeting

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, the efforts regarding the choice of a site for a proposed SHSU research park were discussed. Interim City Manager Chuck Pinto said they are looking at information…