CrossFit for Hope Saturday benefits St. Jude’s

(Garland) June 7, 2012 – Bring the kids out to enjoy a bounce house, dunking booth and other family fun activities at the Lake Area Affiliates CrossFit for Hope benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9 at the Garland Fire Administration Building Training Center, 1500 SH 66 in […]

City of Heath honors local youth for quick action to prevent spread of fire

March 23, 2012 – Sean Gibson, Stuart Potter and Zach Niestockel were playing basketball on a carefree Spring Break evening when they noticed smoke at a neighbor’s home in the 600 block of Sorita Circle in Darr Estates. They investigated, saw flames and notified 9-1-1 immediately. The Heath Department of Public Safety arrived in time […]

Rotary’s community-wide drive nets two tons of food for Rockwall County’s hungry

Rotary’s community-wide drive nets two tons of food for Rockwall County’s hungry

Rotarians to host luncheon recognizing Heath fire station’s collection efforts “Joining Hands to Help Others” was the 2011 Rockwall Rotary Club’s theme for its recent community-wide food drive benefiting the Helping Hands food pantry. Each year, Helping Hands distributes thousands of bags of groceries to individuals and families in need across Rockwall County. The need […]

Early voting underway for Fire, Crime Control districts

(Lewisville) Voters in Lewisville will be asked to go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8 to determine the future of two proposed public safety districts and eighth-cent sales taxes to fund them. Early voting began Oct. 24. The ballot asks voters to consider creating each district, and to adopt a one-eighth penny sales tax for […]

Wylie to celebrate National Night Out Oct. 4

(Wylie) The Wylie Police and Fire Departments invite residents to join them in a National Night Out Celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 in Olde City Park. Come enjoy music, hotdogs, bounce houses and more as residents are encouraged to join together in community spirit then return to your homes later, turn on your porch lights […]

Lewisville Fire Department Open House set for Oct. 1

Lewisville Fire Department will host its annual Open House from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at Central Fire Station, 188 N. Valley Parkway. Activities will include demonstrations and displays, children’s activities, hot dogs, popcorn and special appearances by Life and Fire Safety clowns. For more information, call 972-219-3580. To submit your news and […]

City of Heath DPS remembers 911

City of Heath DPS remembers 911

(Heath) The Heath Department of Public Safety hosted a ceremony to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sunday, Sept. 11. The program began at 7:46 a.m. central standard time in the Heath Fire Bay, the exact time the first plane hit the first tower in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. […]

Plano fire crews rescue woman from burning home

(Plano) Fire crews rescued a 61-year-old woman from her burning home Tuesday morning, Sept. 13. The woman was home alone and called 9-1-1 herself, but was unable to give her address or make her way from the home. When the first fire engine from Plano’s Fire Station 12 arrived at the home in the 3800 block […]

Vial of LIFE kits free to Irving seniors

(Irving) The Irving Fire Department is offering free Vial of L.I.F.E. (Lifesaving Information For Emergencies) kits to residents age 60 and older. Kits are a place for residents to store important medical information that emergency medical personnel, such as firefighters, paramedics and hospital staff, need during a time of crisis. The kits are available at […]

Sirens to sound at noon on Sept. 11 in Plano

(Plano) The City of Plano Police and Fire emergency sirens will sound for one minute beginning at noon Sept. 11, as part of the national Stop and Remember Sept. 11th tenth anniversary commemoration. The U. S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution (S. Res. 237) calling on all Americans to participate in a Moment of Remembrance on […]