C. E. King High School Visit

Station No. 1 was visited today by C. E. King High School’s Work-based Learning Program students. They toured our facilities and had some hands-on experience of what it takes to become a firefighter. Thank you to their instructor Mr. Glenn Tillman for bringing your students by.

Early Voting

EARLY VOTING: Tuesday, Feb. 20 – Friday, March 1, 2024

ELECTION DAY: Tuesday, March 5, 2024

TODAY is the first day of early voting in the 2024 Texas primary.

To find your voting location, go to votetexas.gov/voting/where.

Winter Weather Preparedness Tips

Temps in the 20°-30°s expected next week! Here are some winter weather preparedness tips via www.ready.gov/winter.

  • Create a Home Emergency Kit: Include enough supplies for three days of self-sufficiency.
  • Food & Water: include water (one gallon, per person, per day) and non perishable foods that do not necessarily need to be warmed, like crackers, cereal, peanut butter and canned goods.
  • Supplies: Include flashlights and extra batteries or candles for light if power fails, blankets for warmth, whistle to signal for help, cell phone chargers.
  • Hygiene: Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for sanitation.
  • Create a Car Emergency Kit
  • Supplies: Include items like jumper cables, flashlights, phone charger, ice scraper, extra blankets for warmth and cat litter for traction.
  • Food & Water: Include non-perishable food items and water.
  • Fire & Heater Safety:
    • Keep at least three feet of clear space around fireplaces and heaters to prevent a fire.
    • Keep a fire extinguisher in your home and make sure everyone knows how to use it.
    • Use electric heaters with automatic shut-off when tipped over.
    • Change Batteries
    • Change batteries in smoke detectors and carbon-monoxide detectors.
    • If your detectors are outdated, purchase new ones to ensure immediate detection of fire or carbon-monoxide concentration.
  • Insulate Doors & Windows
  • Place weather stripping around doors and window sills to help keep heat in.
  • If you do not have storm windows, cover windows with plastic from the inside to keep cold air outside.

#SafetyTips #WinterSafety

Blood Drive – Sign Up Now!

This Saturday, December 16, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

You’re planning to come so scan the QR code below and sign up for your time slot, it’s the best gift of all to give this season. 🎁