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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Today’s home fires burn faster than ever. In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from

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: The Wills Town Rats held a benefit bike night last Saturday. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Wills Town Rats hosted a benefit bike ride on Saturday for a fellow

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Post 3128 recently honored Lieutenant Joshua Michael Jennings with the National VFW Firefighter of the Year Award. Jennings was chosen over 10,000 other VFW

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At this week’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, Assistant Fire Chief Ron Saferite was named as the new Chief of the Fort Payne Fire Department. The previous Fire

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

PHOTO: Republican Ron Saferite’s yard sign, which will be seen in DeKalb County over the next year. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Last Saturday, at the monthly meeting of the DeKalb

PHOTO: Alabama Senator Trip Pittman (R – Montrose) addresses the DeKalb County Republican Breakfast Club. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) This morning, candidate for U.S. Senate Trip Pittman (R –