Proposed burn ban evokes controversy but Williams provides strong explanation for 90-day length

Conroe, September 10 – Although some readers of The Golden Hammer have expressed concern about the length of the proposed 90-day burn ban, which the Montgomery County Commissioners Court will approve at today’s regular meeting at 9:30 a.m., Montgomery County Fire Marshal Jimmy Williams has provided a carefully-reasoned explanation for the policy. Williams has also made […]

Conroe Resident Arrested after Discovery of Bomb Making Materials in his home. 

Conroe, June 22 – Montgomery County Fire Marshal’s Office Bomb Squad and Hazmat Teams responded to investigate Friday afternoon after explosives components were found in a home that was the scene of recent SWAT stand-off. Friday afternoon, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home in the 600 block of Bellingrath Park south […]

Guest Article: Fire Marshal Jimmy Williams, “Summer Season: Peak Time for Grilling Fires”

  Publisher’s Note: Montgomery County Fire Marshal Jimmy Williams writes some of the best press releases this newspaper has ever seen. Here’s one he issued this morning, which we’re reprinted in whole. By Jimmy Williams, Montgomery County Fire Marshal There’s nothing better than the smell of food on the grill while celebrating our Country’s independence. […]

High winds, lightning pound Montgomery County

High winds, lightning pound Montgomery County

  Image: Lightning struck a two-story barn near Willis Sunday night. By Jimmy Williams, Montgomery County Fire Marshal Conroe, June 4 – Sunday evening proved to be Déjà vu for Montgomery County 911 Dispatchers and Firefighters as another round of severe storms moved through the County just as they did on Sunday afternoon two weeks […]

Fire Marshal Williams does outstanding work on his Department’s Proposed Budget

Conroe, July 15 – Montgomery County Fire Marshal Jimmy Williams did excellent work preparing and submitting the proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget for his Department. Other County Departments should follow his example. In response to the call by Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack and Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark for County Departments to […]