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No injuries reported from vehicle fire in Wal-Mart parking lot

June 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

A New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) crew and a Baptist Hospital ambulance were dispatched to the Wal-Mart parking lot Thursday night, June 7th, in response to a 911 call. Firemen arrived shortly before 10PM to find an older model sports utility vehicle (SUV) on fire. Witnesses said the fire appeared to have started in [Continue Reading]

Emergency responders train for handling Hazmat accidents

May 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

In a practice drill last week at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County (BMHUC), local emergency crews honed their skills for dealing with a hazardous material (Hazmat) accident. The drill involved setting up a special tent-like structure at the southeast corner of the hospital campus and practicing using its [Continue Reading]

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]

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]

Free smoke alarms available to qualified city and county residents

February 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

Many New Albany and Union County residents will receive free smoke alarms within coming weeks. Red Cross of North Mississippi personnel delivered 500 new ten-year smoke alarms to New Albany’s Fire Station #1 on Cleveland St., Friday afternoon, Feb. 9th. The smoke alarms will be distributed by county volunteer [Continue Reading]

Early morning fire destroys New Albany home

January 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

Just before 5 AM today, Tuesday January 2nd, New Albany Fire Department received a report of an early morning fire in a house on Hillcrest Drive, in New Albany. While enroute to the scene, responders were given the exact address as 505 Hillcrest Cove. Early morning house fire in New Albany. New Albany home destroyed [Continue Reading]

North Haven Fire Department call-out successfully aids homeowner

December 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

A mid morning report of a car fire brought North Haven Fire Engine and three Firefighter’s to scene. The vehicle at a residence on County Road 75 was a  total loss, and ruled unintentional. The homeowner protected the home, chicken coop, and shed with  a water hose until firefighters could  arrive on scene. [Continue Reading]
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