Category Archives: Fire

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…

Arlington Fire Dept. Turkey Tips to Make Your Thanksgiving Dinner Safer

From stuffing to brining to leftovers, everyone has a favorite Thanksgiving turkey menu. As you plan your holiday meal, follow these turkey tips from the Arlington Fire Department. They will help you keep your Thanksgiving dinner delicious and safe. Cooking is the biggest cause of home fires and fire injuries, and…

10 Things You May Not Know About the Arlington Fire Department

It takes the hard work of several departments across the City of Arlington to create a true American Dream City. The Arlington Fire Department has many men and women trained to provide high quality emergency response, life safety and community support services. However, you may not know everything about the services the department…