Local Newstexas

  • An Extreme Close Call With Incredible Heroism - Part 1

    Article
    Posted: August 1st, 2014

    It is my hope that each reader of this column is somewhat already aware of the tragic fire that took the lives of two Bryan, TX, fire lieutenants in February 2013. The fire also critically injured two firefighters – all as a part of what was witnessed as an extreme act of heroism. Lieutenants Greg Pickard (32 years on the job) and Eric Wallace...


  • Texas Clinic Offers Free Body Screen For Firefighters

    News
    The Port Arthur News, Texas
    Posted: July 31st, 2014

    The HeartWise Clinic in Port Acres recognizes firefighters have a high risk of heart attack and to help prevent that, it's offering local firefighters free total body screenings.


  • TargetSolution to Announce Training Officer Award at FRI

    Press Release
    Posted: July 29th, 2014

    This year’s conference will be especially memorable for the 2014 Training Officer Recognition Award ceremony, which is presented jointly by the IAFC’s Volunteer & Combination Officers Section and TargetSolutions.