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New Albany Fire Department grant to help provide safety equipment

August 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Fire Department received word this morning (August 10th) from Senator Cochran’s and Senator Wicker’s office that our 2016 Assistance to Fire Fighters Grant (AFG) grant application has been approved by FEMA. We should receive official word on Friday, but the Senators wanted to go ahead and convey [Continue Reading]

NAFD stresses safety guidelines for 911 address identification

May 18, 2017 // 1 Comment

In the upcoming months, you will be seeing some information that I feel needs to be brought to the attention of the citizens of our City and County for the safety of those we protect.  I feel the best way to do this is by educating the public on why we do what we do, why we request what we request, and how we run the [Continue Reading]

Local fire departments involved in remedying I-22 chemical spill

May 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Local fire departments got some unexpected on-the-job training yesterday, May 10th, as a result of their participation in the clearing up of a chemical spill on I-22. New Albany Fire Chief Steve Coker, who is also Union County fire commissioner, said equipment from city and county volunteer fire departments was used [Continue Reading]

New Albany firemen quickly extinguish house fire

March 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany Fire Department responded to a fire call in the 600 block of North Street approximately 9PM Friday evening, March 10th.  Firefighters arriving on the scene found a fire inside a duplex at the location. When the above photograph was taken at 9:35PM, the fire had been extinguished and firefighters were [Continue Reading]

New Albany Fire Dept. and McDonald’s celebrate Dr. Seuss

March 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Fire Department and the New Albany McDonald’s restaurant are celebrating Dr. Seuss in a community service event Thursday, March 9th. Theodor Seuss Geisel ( March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American writer, cartoonist, animator, book publisher, and artist best known for authoring [Continue Reading]

Mississippi forms first Public Safety Coalition

February 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s Deputy Fire Chief, Mark Whiteside provided the following information to Today I proudly announce the FIRST EVER Public Safety Coalition! Created to form one strong voice to represent all aspects of first responders in Mississippi. Our goal is to bring consensus on legislative and [Continue Reading]

Fire and rescue teams receive special training

February 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Fire and rescue workers from around North Mississippi received a day of specialized training Monday, Feb. 6, in New Albany. Serious accidents and deaths, resulting when agricultural workers are buried in bins of corn or soybeans have increased as grain storage has increased in recent years. They are [Continue Reading]
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