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Union Co. Volunteer Fire Department

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]

Seven Union County Volunteer Firefighters achieve certification

February 27, 2018 // 0 Comments

Seven Union County Volunteer Firefighters have received their volunteer level 1 certification recently by completing their skills at the Mississippi State Fire Academy. This 80 plus hour course is taught by certified instructors from New Albany/Union County. Candidates are given a written test, and then sent to the [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]

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]