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Tag Archives: Biggersville Fire & Rescue

Corinth Firefighter’s House Damaged in Blaze

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth firefighter’s home was damaged in a fire Thursday night. The fire occurred at the residence of Corinth Fire Department Capt. Chris Duncan, said Jerry Whirley, the fire department’s training officer. No one was hurt in the fire, which occurred at 3202 County Road 402, said Biggersville Fire […]

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Woman, Child Taken to Hospital After Rollover Crash

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Officials responded to a one-vehicle rollover crash on County Road 515 in Biggersville a short distance off of U.S. Highway 45 at about 7 p.m. Saturday. A man, woman and 4-year-old child were in the vehicle and did not appear to be seriously injured, said Kerry Cummings with Biggersville Fire & […]

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Biggersville Firefighter Injured Looking for People in Burning House

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Biggersville Fire & Rescue firefighter was injured as he tried to enter a burning house through a window on New Year’s Eve to see if anyone was inside. Flames surrounded the frontdoor to the house, so firefighters brought a ladder to the window to make entry. Part […]

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Biggersville Fire Acquires Retired Service Vehicle from Dallas

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Staff reports Biggersville Fire & Rescue has acquired a retired rescue truck from Dallas, Texas to replace two outdated vehicles, according to Chief Jonathan Rider. The Biggersville department will use Rescue 59 as a rescue and medical vehicle and also as a rehab unit. Biggersville Fire & Rescue operates a rehab unit to support personnel […]

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Biggersville Firefighters Share Safety Message With Community

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Biggersville Fire & Rescue is recognizing Fire Prevention Week by sharing important safety information with children, teachers and families. Firefighters urge everyone to check the batteries in all smoke detectors; service all heaters and HVAC units for the winter; clearly display house numbers with reflective numbers; and practice […]

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Man Receives Minor Injuries After U.S. 45 Wreck

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A man was transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth with minor injuries after a wreck on U.S. Highway 45 North on Thursday morning, Biggersville Fire & Rescue Chief Jonathan Rider said. The vehicle left Highway 45 for unknown reasons and went down an embankment, coming to rest […]

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Man Reportedly Conscious, Talking After Rollover Crash on U.S. 45

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A man was transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth after a one-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. Highway 45 near Rienzi on Wednesday afternoon. The man was reportedly conscious and talking when he was in the ambulance. The car, which had a Prentiss County tag, […]

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Iuka Man Killed in Alcorn County Crash

Staff reports An Iuka man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Alcorn County on Tuesday night. William A. Nash, 67, passed away from injuries he sustained in the crash, which happened at around 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 45 and County Road 512. It appeared Nash was traveling east and apparently […]

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Driver Transported to Hospital After Wreck Near Rienzi Early Wednesday

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A female motorist was transported to Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth with apparent minor injuries after a one-vehicle wreck in Alcorn County shortly after midnight Wednesday, officials said. The wreck occurred near a curve on County Road 518 west of Rienzi, and the vehicle came to rest […]

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Children, Others Escape Injury in Biggersville Wreck

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Everyone involved in a two-vehicle wreck involving an SUV and an 18-wheeler on U.S. Highway 45 South on Tuesday night managed to avoid serious injury, an official said. The wreck occurred by the Highway 45 Truck Stop at around 10:15 p.m. There were two adults and two small […]

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Woman Wants Investigation Into Fire That Destroyed Home

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A fire destroyed a mobile home near Rienzi on Tuesday morning, and the woman who lived there wants the blaze investigated. A dog named Freckles was killed in the fire, said Tammy Eaton, who rented the mobile home. Eaton was at work, and her 8-year-old daughter was at […]

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Driver Airlifted After Crash on U.S. 45 Near Biggersville Wednesday Night

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The driver of a van was airlifted to Tupelo after a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 45 in the Biggersville area Wednesday night. The van went off the highway and down an embankment on the northbound side before coming to rest in a field. It appears the driver […]

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Man Sent to Hospital After Biggersville Wreck

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A two-vehicle crash in Biggersville on Monday morning sent a man to the hospital. The man’s injuries did not appear to be serious. He was transported to Magnolia Regional Health Center by ambulance. The man who was transported to the hospital was driving a pickup truck. The wreck occurred at the […]

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Biggersville Firefighter Receives ‘Minor’ Injuries During House Fire Sunday

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Biggersville firefighter was injured on the scene of a house fire Sunday afternoon, an official said. It appeared the firefighter, whose name was not released, suffered first and second degree burns to his left forearm area, said Biggersville Fire Chief Jonathan Rider. Biggersville assisted with the house […]

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Woods Fire Gets Near Residence Tuesday in Biggersville Area

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A woods fire got near a residence in the Biggersville area on Tuesday afternoon. The homeowner, Jerry Arnold, said he left with his mom to go to town and came back to find the woods behind his home burning. Arnold started to beat the fire out with a […]

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Wreck Friday Morning on Highway 45 Near Rienzi

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor It appears two people were transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center on Friday morning after a vehicle crash in the Rienzi area. The crash occurred on U.S. Highway 45 by the Texaco station. Two pickup trucks were involved in the crash, one of which had front-end […]

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Biggersville Fire Department Toy Drive Underway

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Biggersville Fire & Rescue is holding its sixth annual Christmas toy drive. People can donate new, unwrapped toys or money to purchase toys. Drop off locations include both Biggersville fire stations, Crossroads Baptist Church, Dollar General in Biggersville and the Air Evac base behind Magnolia Regional Health Center. The fire department partners with a ministry […]

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UPDATE: Woman Critically Injured in Biggersville Crash Monday

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Staff reports A 19-year-old Walnut woman received critical injuries in a crash involving an 18-wheeler Monday night on U.S. Highway 45 in Biggersville, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol. Briana Bryan was transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth and later transferred to Region One in Memphis. After Troopers arrived on the scene, […]

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Biggersville Fire & Rescue Provides Place to Recuperate at Emergency Scenes

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Fighting fire is a hot job, especially in the Mississippi summer heat. Luckily, there is Rehab 1 available to assist firefighters and others at the scene of a blaze. Biggersville Fire & Rescue operates the Rehab 1 service for fire departments and other area agencies. Basically, it is […]

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Biggersville Fire & Rescue Donors Can Get Tax Benefits With Agency’s New Certification

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Biggersville Fire & Rescue reached a “milestone” when it was recently approved as a 501(c)(3) agency, Chief Jonathan Rider said. This means people and organizations who donate to the department can now receive tax benefits, officials say. “We are looking forward to what doors this will open as we explore new methods of funding for […]

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