Christina Thornton

Montgomery Co. EMA in Need of Extra Helping Hands

The Montgomery county emergency management agency’s director, Christina Thornton, shares some of the struggles her and her staff face when they open the warming center. “We go in at 3 pm because we have to get everything open and start warming up their meals, and start allowing entry at 4,” said Thornton, “Then we stay through the night we leave…

Fallen Trees Damage Two Homes in North Montgomery County

Montgomery County Emergency Management Director Christina Thornton says fallen trees damaged two homes in North Montgomery County Friday. The homes are located at 38 and 42 Rosewood Pl. Thorton says the strongs storms that blew through the area brought the trees down. No injuries were reported. Categories: Montgomery Metro, News Tags: Christina Thornton, Fallen Trees, Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency

i-Team: Is Alabama Emergency Ready?

  Are you ready in case of disaster? Emergency Officials are constantly asking citizens that question. So, following the devastating and deadly Gatlinburg, Tennessee fire late last year, Alabama News Network asked the state’s emergency response officials if they’re ready to handle a non-weather related major emergency. It’s a pertinent question because a lot of people visiting Gatlinburg at the…