Montgomery County Residents Lose Home to First Space Heater Fire of the Season

Spring, October 20 – Just after noon Friday, Montgomery County Firefighters responded to a report of fire in the bedroom of a home in the 13500 block of Pinewood Village in southeast Montgomery County. The first arriving units from the Caney Creek and Needham Fire Departments encountered heavy fire conditions in the home, but fortunately the residents were awake […]

Investigation of Palmer Crest home fire continues

The Woodlands, June 16 – Two contractors were injured when fire broke out Thursday evening in the more than 10,000 square foot home where they were working on Palmer Crest Drive in The Woodlands.  The 2-alarm fire brought more than a dozen fire companies to the scene from The Woodlands Fire Department and surrounding agencies, along […]

Overnight Fire Leaves One Dead in Splendora

Splendora, April 26 – Just before 4 a.m. Friday morning, April 26, 2019, the East Montgomery County Fire Department was dispatched along with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to the 26000 block of Carol Lane in Splendora for a welfare check.  When they arrived they found family members performing CPR on 42 year old Jeffrey […]

Massive fire engulfs beloved Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

PARIS (AP) — A massive fire swept across the top of Paris’ soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, collapsing its spire and threatening one of the world’s greatest architectural treasures as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below. The French president pledged to rebuild a cathedral that he […]

Overnight house fire leaves one in critical condition, motorist arrested after attempting to drive through fire scene

Porter, January 25 – Just before 9 p.m. Wednesday night, Caney Creek, Porter, and New Caney Firefighters responded to reports of a residential fire in the 15000 block  of Old Houston Road in southeast Montgomery County. The first engine arrived within 5 minutes of the 911 call, reporting heavy fire conditions in a mobile home and […]

The Golden Hammer Exclusive: New Waverly Fire Department heroes help to save home in California, then discover owner from Montgomery County

BREAKING NEWS! Agoura Hills, California, November 19 – Jay Dinkins lives in Agoura Hills, California, in Los Angeles County only 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. The Camp Fire recently entered his backyard, so Dinkins and his wife had to evacuate several days ago. Two days ago, the Dinkins family was able to return […]

Step #1 towards reforming LSGCD: fire anti-citizen GM Kathy Jones

Step #1 towards reforming LSGCD: fire anti-citizen GM Kathy Jones

Conroe, October 31 – Kathy Jones is the poster child of an out-of-touch, anti-citizen bureaucrat. As General Manager of the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (LSGCD) since it began in 2002, Jones has been responsible for implementing and enforcing groundwater regulations which have restricted private property owners’ use of their own groundwater. By limiting groundwater production, […]

Firefighters try to save relics as fire engulfs Rio museum

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A huge fire engulfed Brazil’s 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, lighting up the night sky with towering flames as firefighters and museum workers raced to save historical relics from the blaze. The esteemed museum, which houses artefacts from Egypt, Greco-Roman art and some of the first fossils found […]