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New Albany Fire Department

Sunday evening fire destroys mobile home on Carlisle Street

November 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Sunday evening November 26 fire at 606 Carlisle Street, sent firemen and fire engines from two fire stations to battle the blaze. The call came to the New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) at 5:35 pm, and a fire engine from NAFD Station One arrived three minutes later. Fire crews work to put out fire and to protect [Continue Reading]

Downtown bank fire alarm scrambles New Albany Fire Department

November 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Multiple units of the New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) responded Friday afternoon, Nov. 17, to a call to Regions Bank on Bankhead St. downtown. There had been a report by bank workers of smoke or “something that smelled like smoke. Firemen could find no fire as they carefully checked all parts of the the [Continue Reading]

Three fire engines answer assisted living facility fire alarm

November 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

A fire alarm went off at an assisted living facility shortly before 10 am Wednesday, Nov. 15th. It sent New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) and other emergency personnel scampering to the scene on Munsford Drive on the west side of New Albany. The fire department got the alarm at 9:48 am and, from both fire stations, a [Continue Reading]

Looks like a beautiful day for a wedding!

October 22, 2017 // 1 Comment

Two well-known New Albany residents were married Saturday evening, Oct. 21, in the Volunteer State. New Albany Fire Chief Steve Coker and Jada Hopkins were married in Saltillo, Tennessee. Saltillo, population estimate 503, is in Hardin County on the left bank of the Tennessee River, about 12 miles north of Savannah. [Continue Reading]

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]
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