fire departments

MDA ‘Fill The Boot’ Campaign Kicks Off Today!
It's time for the 55th Annual "Fill The Boot" campaign with MDA. The Tyler Fire Department and the Muscular Dystrophy Association will once again partner in the fight against neuromuscular diseases during the annual "Fill The Boot."
Stolen Toys Replaced By Generous East Texans – Toy Drive [VIDEO]
Who could forget the news of toys stolen from a warehouse used by the  Gregg County Child Welfare board, that were intended to go to local foster children. So sad! But East Texans are not taking this lying down.  The Longview Fire department is hosting a toy drive this weekend at Longview …
Helping Those Who Help Us – East Texas Fire Departments
Our great state of Texas has had a rough few months. The fire's raging all over the state have been devastating, to say the least. So many of our friends and neighbors have lost so much. From property, their homes, to personal mementos and of course their livelihood. Some have even lost their lives.…
Our Volunteer Fire Departments Fight For Funding [VIDEO]
Last night the Smith County Emergency Services District #2 met to discuss funding for East Texas Volunteer Fire Departments.  The ESD board recently voted to collect less money from tax payers, leaving some fire departments worried about their budgets next year. Many Fire Departments received g…