DOUBLE SPRINGS - Amidst brewing controversies with emergency responders over patient care claims and issues, Regional Paramedical Service representatives met with an overflowing crowd April 24, in Double Springs in an effort to explain their staffing, policies and procedures.
PEBBLE - The Pebble Volunteer Fire Department has been called out Thursday, April 12, at approximately 9:10 a.m. to a one-vehicle rollover accident County Road 93 near the Franklin County line. Please avoid this area. More details as they become available.
A fire alarm sounded at Haleyville Elementary School Wednesday, April 11, at the start of the school day. All children and staff were safely removed from the building. Haleyville Fire Department is on hand to search for the source of the smoke smell. A second fire alarm sounded at approximately 8:40 a.m., with the Haleyville Fire Department coming back on scene. More updates as they become available.
WINSTON COUNTY - Winston County appears to have dodged a bullet Monday, March 12, as possible tornadoes passed by to the north and east of the county. There are reports of storm damage in Russellville in Franklin County, as well as damage in Lawrence County.
The primary damage reports seem to be from hail, however, especially in Cullman County, where hail as large as baseballs was reported. There were hail reports in Winston County of approximately penny size, according to the Winston County EMA.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Double Springs, Ashridge, Delmar and Haleyville fire departments were on the scene Wednesday, March 14, of a fully involved structure fire on County Road 338 off of Highway 278 just west of Double Springs. Alabama Forestry Commission was also been called to the scene. More details as they become available.
BLACK POND - The Black Pond Volunteer Fire Department was on the scene of a one-vehicle accident on County Road 8 Tuesday, March 13, at approximately 7:15 p.m. Firefighters reportied at least one injury in the accident.
Also, a telephone pole has possibly been made unstable due to the accident. Motorists are urged to continue to use caution through this area.