November 2018

In the News: Fire Department's submerged school bus training makes School Transportation News

November 6, 2018
Orange Beach Fire Rescue conducts submerged school bus dive rescue training

By Taylor Hannon | October 30, 2018 | School Transportation News

A school bus without its tires, fuel, oil and other hazardous liquids, was submerged into the Gulf Shores at Saunder’s Yachtworks in Alabama, to give first responders unique, hands-on, real-world emergency evacuation training.

Prescribed Burn planned for Eagle Loop Section of Gulf State Park between Nov. 7-30

November 6, 2018
Prescribed Burn planned for Eagle Loop Section of Gulf State Park between Nov. 7-30

A prescribed burn is planned at Gulf State Park as part of a forest management plan associated with longleaf pine restoration, fuel reduction and invasive species control. The planned burn will take place in the Eagle Loop section of the park near Lake Shelby sometime between November 7-30, 2018, weather permitting.