Fire

Significant loss of equipment and supplies in barn fire


Firefighters continue to spray water on to all that is left of an outbuilding on a farm off of Macedonia Road near Haleyville.

HALEYVILLE - A structure fire off of Macedonia Road near Haleyville has resulted in the loss of a significant amount of farm equipment and hay bales, as well as spooked livestock on the farm.

Haleyville fire and police, along with other agencies are currently on the scene.   The Alabamian also has a reporter on scene and will have more as it becomes available.

Landmark church burns


Foundation blocks, rolled pieces of glass (from the heat) and rubble is shown from the scene of the fire.
NAUVOO - Investigation is underway into a fire which has completely destroyed a landmark church.

One vehicle accident at Waldrop church lands helicopter


The driver of this vehicle was airlifted from the scene. The collision with the telephone pole caused shards of the pole to land in the church parking lot across the street. The pole is in two pieces.
HALEYVILLE - Highway 195 is an accident-prone one, with a second accident happening so far this year. This time it was in Haleyville in front of Waldrop Freewill Baptist Church in a sharp curve.

Barricaded with shotgun and fires burning


The remains of a burned-out doublewide off County Road 28 were still smoldering Monday morning after an allegedly deliberate fire was set at the residence Sunday night.
DELMAR - Multiple structure fires on the same property off County Road 28, including a residence, with reports of shots being fired by the property owner, led multiple law enforcement agencies as well as at least three fire departments to the scene late Sunday night, Nov. 11.

Fire at Lynn Elementary School


Firefighters and others remove items from a classroom at Lynn Elementary School after fire erupts.

LYNN - One kindergarten classroom at Lynn Elementary School has been damaged in a fire this morning, Saturday, Nov. 10.  Lynn, Delmar and Double Springs fire departments are on scene.  According to the Lynn Fire Department, the fire is under control and has been contained.

The Alabamian has a reporter on scene and we will have pictures soon and the full story in our Wednesday, Nov. 14, edition of the Alabamian.

Fire department responds to call at Lakeland hospital


Firefighters load up their equipment to leave the scene after the situation was brought under control.
HALEYVILLE - Smoke in the equipment room on the third floor of Lakeland Community Hospital brought response Thursday afternoon, Nov. 1, from the Haleyville Fire Department, to find smoke but no flames, according to Acting Chief Terrell Baccus.

Remains of Double Springs woman found after fire


This is all that is left of a single wide manufactured home on County Road 3059 near Double Springs that was engulfed by fire Sept. 13. The remains of Kimberly Dotson, 39, of Double Springs, were found within the home.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The remains of a Double Springs woman were found in the rubble of her single wide manufactured home after a blaze destroyed the residence Thursday night, Sept. 13.