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Fire guts house on Thomas Circle in New Albany

August 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

The occupants of a house on Thomas Circle in New Albany lost “most everything they had” in a fire shortly after 8 pm Friday evening, Aug. 10. The outer structure of the frame house showed little damage but the interior and contents were a near total loss. Firemen of the New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) [Continue Reading]

Three fire departments combat North Haven house fire/UPDATED

July 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

UPDATED July 23rd, 12:50AM: Fire fighters had the house fire in North Haven under control by about 12:30 AM Monday. Damage is reported to have been extensive. There were no reported injuries to fire department personnel or to occupants of the dwelling.   Original Post: As of 11:00 PM Sunday evening, July 22, [Continue Reading]

New Albany Fire Department responds to fire alarm at the jail

July 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

A reported fire at the Union County Jail sent New Albany fire fighters to the lockup on Carter Avenue about 5 pm Sunday, July 15. Two units of the New Albany Fire Department (NAFD) responded to the fire alarm at the jail. “The fire department was dispatched to a confirmed fire in the back area of the jail with [Continue Reading]

New Albany and Union County firefighters attend state conference

June 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Local firefighters, along with department leaders, represented our area well at the annual state conference of fire chiefs/firefighters association, in beautiful Gulfport this month. Firefighters and department leaders from New Albany, Alpine, Center, Ingomar, Myrtle, Northeast, North Haven, Southeast, and West Union [Continue Reading]

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]
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