Double Springs Fire Department

Highway 278 west of Double Springs shut down due to vehicle fires

Flames engulf the cab of a log truck that was involved in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 278 just west of Double Springs. Thankfully, only minor injuries have been reported. (Courtesy photo)
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Motorists are being urged to avoid the area of Highway 278 a quarter mile past Mt. Carmel Church between Double Springs and Natural Bridge, Thursday morning, May 30, due to two vehicles engulfed in flames.

Fire destroys local business

Treasure Hunters Marketplace was destroyed by fire last night. Double Springs Fire Department was still monitoring the smoldering structure for flareups this morning.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Treasure Hunters Marketplace on Highway 195 in Double Springs, home to numerous vendors, was destroyed by fire last night. The Double Springs Fire Department responded to a call at around 11:58 p.m....

Double Springs struggling to collect fire dues

Double Springs Fire Chief Brandon Lewis, left, and Lt. Erik Gilbreath show the letter that is being sent out with fire dues, giving a cost breakdown of the equipment they use.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Double Springs town officials and fire department personnel are expressing concern that a significant percentage of those living in the city’s fire coverage area, but not in the town limits are not paying their fire dues, yet are receiving fire protection services.