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PHOTO: Firefighters with the Fort Payne Fire Department, conducting rope rescue training at Little River Canyon National Preserve. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Earlier today, fire fighters conducted crucial training at Little

PHOTO: DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris swears in new members of the Special Response Team. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.  — The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team (SRT) expands with new members from the

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Earlier today, a blaze broke out in the old DeSoto Mills Building in Fort Payne. Hundreds of cotton bales are reportedly burning. The Fort Payne Fire Department is on the scene, and

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Last Thursday started like any day for the staff at Fort Payne Jefferson’s. Early in the work day one of the employees noticed a fire had started in the kitchen.

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Relay For Life of DeKalb County will be held next Friday, June 3 at the VFW Fairgrounds in Fort Payne from 6 p.m. until midnight. The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life movement

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Fort Payne Fire Chief Don Fischer announced at Tuesday night’s city council meeting that the city’s fire department recently made a significant equipment upgrade with the purchase of two brand new fire trucks. Fischer

By Karah Wilson FORT PAYNE, Ala.––Fort Payne recently added three names to the roster of their fire department. Cameron Norworthy, Lane Kennamer, and Taylor Casey were all hired as full-time firemen for the city early this month. All three men