A wildfire in north Georgia is expected to burn all night. A car that caught fire in Walker County this morning is responsible for causing the blaze. The Georgia Forestry Commission says it is contained now to 20 acres.
Walker County was selected to participate in a new tornado research experiment. This technology will help anticipate any tornadic activity up to 30 miles away. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration partnered with the University of Mississippi’s National Center for Physical Acoustics to help implement new instruments around northern Georgia and Northeast Alabama areas. Joe Legge, […]
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – A train passing through Walker County started fires in several different locations today, February 17. The fires are between McFarland and where it intersects with Highway 2. Firefighters call it “arc and spark” when a train passing through an area sparks a fire. Walker County Fire Chief Blake Hodge says many units got […]
Walker Co. (WDEF) – Walker County authorities arrested and charged a person with murder at home in Lafayette Sunday morning. Steve Brookhouser said he’s lived down the street from the family where the murder took place for ten years. “It’s normally real quiet. I was shocked to hear even somebody got killed in Walker County […]