Fire department to install smoke detectors Saturday

...areas," said American Red Cross of Augusta Executive Director Jennifer Pennington.Volunteers will gather at Fire Station No. 1 at 1 Broad Street and then walk to nearby communities to install smoke alarms in homes, according to Fire Department...

Event to recognize Augusta firefighters, emergency responders, military

...which is sponsored by the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation and other local groups, will be held at Augusta Fire Station No. 8, 1898 Highland Ave., from 5-7 p.m.The community is invited to meet local firefighters, emergency medical...

Public safety officials push for new radio system

...the towers in South Carolina.He said his department is contemplating how to go about purchasing a taller antenna for Station No. 15 on Flowing Wells Road, which is plagued with communication problems because of the growth of foliage in the area...

Fire department seeks Augusta Commission's approval for ladder-truck refurbishment

...truck, purchased in the early 1990s, has sat dormant at Station No. 3 on Reynolds Street since it developed mechanical problems...Augusta. Within the past year, he's added one to Station No. 19 on Brown Road, which was the first aerial ladder...

Augusta Fire Department partners with GRU for emergency vehicle operating training for EMS physicians

...classroom course will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. at Fire Station No. 15 at 1420 Flowing Wells Drive, according to a statement...medical emergencies.The training will be held at Fire Station No. 15 at 1420 Flowing Wells Drive.

Augusta firefighters battle through summer heat

...Williams speaks for many of the firefighters at Augusta Station No. 8 when he says summer is the hardest time of year...replenish fluids begins at home, then carries over to Station No. 8."She may do it subconsciously, but my wife...

Pavey: Sharks get the publicity, but wild hogs are just as deadly

...River Sail & Power Squadron will offer a six-week safe boating course on Mondays from April 14 to May 19 at the Fire Station No. 1 at 1 Broad St., in Augusta. Class hours are 7-9 p.m.Cost is $29, which includes course materials. To...

Calendar of events

...Market, Leonard Maxey strolling the triangle trumpeting the season; appetizers, specials in shops; tours of Fire Station No. 7; (706) 733-1788CHRIS KRINGLE MART AND FORT GORDON TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY: Dec. 5, Fort Gordon; Chris Kringle...

Music by Turner: Badfinger's tale suitable at Halloween

...What, another big hit for the group. Written and sung by Ham, the song continues to be a staple of classic rock stations.No Dice also included a song written by Ham and Evans titled Without You that, for reasons unknown, was never issued...

Augusta firefighters get new equipment, uniforms

...a decommissioned aerial ladder truck that sits at the Station No. 3 on Reynolds Street.James said the truck is built...the department recently added an aerial ladder truck to Station No. 19 on Brown Road, which was the first aerial truck...