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Demopolis Fire Department to Add Ambulance Service

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The city of Demopolis is adding an ambulance service to the fire department in an effort to improve emergency service in the city. Mayor John Laney says the city plans on buying the ambulance by the end of the week. He says the ambulance will complement the existing county-wide ambulance service. He says it means…

Crenshaw County Students and First Responders Participate in Mock School Bus Emergency Drill

Crenshaw County students and first responders executed a mock emergency drill to be prepared for the unthinkable. “It’s very plausible that this situation could happen and we need to be prepared for it when it does,” says Crenshaw County EMA Director, Elliott Jones. The rescue workers place each student carefully on a stretchers and take them straight to the hospital…

Emergency Officials Ready for Winter Weather In Montgomery Area

Road crew clearing snow in the Billingsley area of Autauga County – From Alabama News Network viewer Road crew clearing snow in the Billingsley area of Autauga County – From Alabama News Network viewer Emergency personnel in the Montgomery area have been keeping a close eye on road conditions overnight and this morning. Many areas have a dusting to more…

Gov. Bentley Awards $2.4 million for Emergency Housing Assistance

Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded $2.4 million in grants to help homeless Alabamians find immediate housing and to assist others who are in danger of becoming homeless. The grants from the Emergency Solutions Grant program will support programs that provide shelter, legal and health services and money-management education for families and individuals who are without a residence. The program can…

High Schooler Students Finally CERTified

A group of Greenville High School students are graduating, but they are not going to college just yet. These are┬ástudents who will be prepared for any situation. They are not your typical first responders, but these high school students are dedicated to serving their community. For the past few months, the students have devoted their time and energy into become…

Remember to Move Over

After a recent accident in Butler County left one tow truck worker dead, law enforcement officials want to remind the public of the Move Over Law. The law, passed in 2009, mandates that all cars passing stopped emergency vehicles must slow down and move into the other lane. The law was later amended in 2012 to include moving over for…