Category Archives: Fire

AMR Subscription Program Helps Reduce Cost of Ambulance Transports

American Medical Response (AMR) is the City of Arlington’s exclusive contracted ambulance service. AMR operates as a “fee-based service,” meaning no tax dollars are utilized to subsidize the service. As a result, all costs related to ambulance transports are paid by those who utilize the service. In order to minimize costs to our…

Arlington Fire Chief Named Tarrant County 9-1-1 District’s Board Chairman

Arlington Fire Chief Don Crowson has been named chair of the Tarrant County 9-1-1 Emergency Assistance District’s board of managers. Crowson, who has served as a member of the Tarrant County 9-1-1- board of managers for nearly seven years, was elected as chair by the seven-member board during a special meeting last month. Crowson,…

City Coordinates Response Efforts To Storm Damage

Editor’s Note, added on April 4, 2017:Collection of debris from last week’s storm continues. Please remember that limbs and fence panels should be cut into 4 foot sections or smaller and stacked curbside in manageable piles. We are not requiring that limbs be bundled at this time. After April 10th,…

K9 Memorial Monument Planned for Arlington Police, Fire Service Dogs

A City of Arlington initiative aims to honor retired and deceased police and fire service dogs. Nearly $30,000 in private donations have been collected to date for the planned K9 Memorial Monument, which would feature a Labrador Retriever to represent Arlington Fire Department service dogs and a Belgian Malinois to represent…

February Volunteer of the Month: Terry Meyer

Terry Meyer is a volunteer with the Arlington Fire Department’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Meyer has volunteered more than 105 hours total since joining the Arlington CERT in 2011. He participates monthly in the Arlington Outdoor Warning Siren test as a siren observer in addition to attending monthly Continuing Education meetings. During…

Fire Station 12 in South Arlington Temporarily Closes for Renovations

Fire Station 12 at 5050 South Collins Street will temporarily close for renovations starting January 1, 2017. The closure, which will last at least six months, is not expected to affect response times for the South Arlington station’s service area, which is bordered by Interestate 20, Sublett Road, Silo Road and Texas 360. Fire crews…