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Area Firefighters take airport emergency training class

April 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Firefighters from the area gathered to learn how to handle local aircraft emergencies this past week. This twelve hour class is offered through the Mississippi State Fire Academy, and was instructed by Academy Adjunct Instructor and New Albany Deputy Fire Chief Mark Whiteside. “The purpose of this class is to [Continue Reading]

NAFD has busy 48 hours in cold and rain

April 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) reports considerable activity during the last 48 hours, but none involving serious injuries. A shed caught fire mid-afternoon Friday on Forest Heights Street. An NAFD crew put out the fire, but the shed and it’s contents were a total loss. The fire may have resulted from an [Continue Reading]

Be careful out there: rainy days breed accidents

April 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

A single car involved in an accident today at the intersection of Hillcrest Drive and Gartin Street in New Albany ended in a precarious situation for the driver. New Albany Fire Department Rescue and an engine answered the call. The driver could not be assisted until live power lines were [Continue Reading]

Baptist Priority Ambulance celebrates Autism Awareness Day

April 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

Charlie, with friends at Baptist Priority- New Albany Ambulance on Autism Awarenes Day. Today is Autism Awareness Day. So today we at Baptist Priority-New Albany decided to celebrate our sweet Charley!! Charley is the son of Tracie Dabney, who is one of our EMT’s. here in New Albany. So today all our front line [Continue Reading]

Mayor Kent declares Monday April 2nd Autism Day in New Albany

March 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany Mayor, Tim Kent, declares Monday, April 2rd NA Autism Day. April 2nd has been World Autism Awareness Day for the past eleven years. Now, New Albany will officially team up with communities all over the world to “light it up blue” in support of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). All [Continue Reading]

New Albany signs on for Ole Miss “M Partner” project

March 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

About 60 people gathered at New Albany’s Magnolia Civic Center Monday morning as Mayor Tim Kent and Ole Miss Chancellor, Jeffrey S. Vitter, signed a partnership agreement. Under the agreement, New Albany joins with the University of Mississippi in a new program called “M Partner.” An Ole Miss press [Continue Reading]

Officials warn of scam involving firefighters

February 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Mark Whiteside has shared a post from the Mississippi Insurance Department. Commissioner Mike Chaney warns of two phone scams involving firefighters now operating in the area. If you are contacted regarding donations for fallen firefighters or for the Mississippi Fire Fighter’s Association, contact the [Continue Reading]

Fighting burning dust all in a day’s work for NAFD

February 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany Fire Crews were dispatched and kept busy at a fire on North Glenfield road Friday, February 9th at noon. Upon arrival, crews found a dust collector involved heavily with fire.  The dust collector was being dismantled to be relocated to another facility in another city when the fire occurred. New Albany [Continue Reading]
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