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Montgomery County Roads and Bridges Impassable Advisory Lifted

Montgomery, AL- Effective at 2 pm on Thursday, January 18, 2018, conditions have improved and the previous IMPASSABLE TRAVEL ADVISORY for Montgomery County roads and bridges has been lifted. Because county officials cannot guarantee the conditions everywhere, drivers are reminded to use caution while traveling. Categories: Montgomery Metro, News Tags: montgomery, roads, safe, snow, Travel

Local Fire Officials Issue Warning For Space Heaters

Cooler weather is on the way to the River Region, which means some people will be using space heaters, but fire officials are urging people to be safe. Around 25,000 residential fires and more than 300 deaths are caused each year by space heaters. Lt. Jason Cupps with Montgomery Fire and Rescue says most of these incidents are preventable. “As…

Storm Shelters In Montgomery Schools

The deadly Tornado that claimed the life of 9 people, 8 of them students at Enterprise High School,  prompted lawmakers to pass a law to protect students in the event of a tornado. The law requires new schools to have up to code storm shelters approved by the Alabama Building Commission. Carr Middle School, built in 2008 is equipped with…

Staying Safe During Severe Weather

It’s good to learn a few new ways to stay safe during severe weather season. The Autauga County EMA is offering a few tips to help everyone stay safe. There are several ways you can stay safe during tornados and other storms, such as always having an escape route planned and knowing the safest spots in your home. But EMA…

Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe During the Holidays

Freddie waits on his check up with the other pets. Doctors are asking pet owners to watch their animals closely during the holiday season. The tinsel and holly hanging around the home can be beautiful, but also dangerous to the four-legged family members. Vets advise watching pets closely during this time, because they say cats love playing with the shiny…