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Hundreds Contribute to Help Disabled Senior Fire Victim in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A disabled Selma senior whose house was recently destroyed by fire — is now planning to rebuild her home and her life — thanks to the generosity of hundreds of people. Seventy-seven year old Mary Johnson lost everything when her house burned down just over a week ago in Selma. The fire claimed her family…

Selma Fire Police Unit Investigates Hood Street Fire

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A fire that destroyed the home of a 77 year old disabled Selma woman — remains under investigation. The Selma Fire Department’s special — Fire Police Unit — is investigating the case. “The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time but we’re steadily working on the investigation,” said Fire Investigator Coley Byrd. However,…

The Moody Music Building at The University of Alabama Catches Fire

Courtesy of: ABC3340 in Birmingham A portion of The University of Alabama caught fire Sunday afternoon. Multiple Tuscaloosa fire units were on scene at The Moody Music Building fighting the blaze. The fire started around 5:00 p.m. At several points flames could be seen through the large smoke cloud billowing from the building. Tuscaloosa Fire Chief Randy Smith says it…

Prattville Girl, 16, Charged with Attempted Murder After Allegedly Setting Fire to Bed While Person Slept

On February 24, the Prattville Police Department and the Prattville Fire Department Fire Marshall’s Office investigated a suspicious fire that occurred at a local residence on February 23. This case involved a bed being set on fire while a person was sleeping in it. A sixteen-year-old female juvenile was identified as a suspect in this case. Upon further investigation and…

Woman Injured, Self-Storage Units Damaged, In Early-Morning Fire

Several storage units had to be cut open Monday, as crews battled an early-morning fire at the Red Dot storage facility in the 6300 block of Atlanta Highway. It was a similar scene at another self-storage fire in November. Fire fighters cut through dozens of locks to try and extinguish the blaze. “They are not connected, we are still investigating…

Hymnal Found in Home Destroyed by Fire; GoFundMe Page Set to Help Family

After a fire which destroyed a home and left a family devastated on Saturday, comes a sign of hope. Alabama News Network was on the scene of a house fire in Montgomery County which started around 3 pm on Saturday. The sheriff’s office says lightning from severe storms that moved through the area is what likely started the blaze. A…

Troy Fire Dept. Battling Structure Fire

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Alabama Under a Statewide Fire Alert

The Alabama Forestry Commission has issued a statewide fire alert . The fire alert is effective immediately and means that permits for outdoor burning will be restricted and issued only at the discretion of the State Forestry. Record heat, drought conditions and high winds already had the state under a fire danger advisory. When you add in low humidity it…

1 Person Injured in Boat Fire on Lake Harding

Troopers with the ALEA Marine Patrol are currently investigating a boat fire that left one person injured on Saturday. The Beulah Fire/Rescue Department was first called to Lake Harding at 3:03 pm. Rescue responded to reports of a boat fire near the dam. Fire units were able to extinguish the fire utilizing fire boat 609. Another crew was dispatched to…

1 Dead After Fire Destroys Old Camp Hill High School

A fire that consumed the old Camp Hill School in Tallapoosa County has claimed the life of one person. According to the Camp Hill Police Department, officers and fire officials responded to a call on High School Avenue around 12:15 p.m. Friday where they found the structure engulfed in flames. After a short time of being on scene, a firefighter located a…