Category Archives: Fire

Cruz’s Fire Truck Donation Project Celebrated By Arlington & Dominican Republic Officials

Sirens wailed and lights flashed on the field at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, but this time the scene was part of a celebration. Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz teamed up with the Arlington Fire Department and several other organizations to supply a fire truck and two ambulances to the Dominican Republic city…

Arlington Fire Department Volunteer Wins State Award

Linda McMillen, an Arlington Fire Department Office of Emergency Management Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteer, was awarded the second annual Jack Colley Award for Volunteerism on June 15 at the annual Texas Unites Citizen Corps/Volunteers Organizations Active in Disaster Conference.  The award was presented by Steve McCraw, director of…

City Teams Respond Quickly, Efficiently To Tornado Aftermath

After the winds stopped howling, tree branches ceased snapping, and rain and hail subsided, the Arlington police and fire departments, along with other City divisions, were available immediately to help start the recovery process after a devastating tornado rocked parts of Arlington on Tuesday, April 3. On site, Arlington Police Department…