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FPFD Gives Back

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Last year, the Fort Payne Fire Department sold pink tee shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness. The department raised between $1,500 and $1,600.  The Fire Department now moves to sponsor

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Orvetta Angelic Patterson) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Monday night, a blaze broke out in a vacant building in downtown Fort Payne. Firefighters responded immediately to put out the fire that could have

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday, August 4, the Fort Payne Fire Department kicked off their ‘Fill the Boot’ campaign at Five Points. In the past, fire fighters have set up at the World’s Longest

PHOTO: Last night, a fire broke out at Cooper Hosiery at approximately 8 pm. (http://www.cooperhosiery.com) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Last night (Wednesday, August 9), a fire was reported at Cooper Hosiery Mill in Fort Payne at

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 Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — What seemed to be a normal Fourth of July weekend, quickly turned into the busiest ever for the Fischer Rescue Squad (FRS).  At 3:56 p.m., its members were mobilized to Martha’s Falls in