By Faye Gaston
Union Springs Fire Chief Rob Cameron reports the fire department's activity for August 2021. Firefighters extinguished fires: grass fire on Highway 82 West on August 3; mobile home fire at 111 Montgomery Street on August 7; car fire on Baskin Street on August 11; and air conditioner fire at 42 Orr Road on August 16. Firemen were part of the first responders at a two-car accident on Highway 51 South with one death on August 14, a one-car accident on Highway 110 on August 26, and assisted law enforcement on Highway 51 North on August 23.
Training drills for the firefighters were held at the Union Springs Fire Department on August 2 and August 16. Alabama Fire College training was held at the department on August 28.