Tag Archive: Fire

Sep 14

Disaster assistance

Voluntary Organizations Disaster Assistance Center (VODAC) is opening for individuals impacted by the East Texas Wildfires. “Our mission is to coordinate multiple charitable organizations at a central location for families and individuals to come for help,” said Bradley Scott, Community Partnerships Coordinator with American Red Cross. The Center will be located at The First United …

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Sep 14

No taxes

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs says Texans whose homes or businesses have been damaged or destroyed by the devastating wildfires in Texas are not required to pay sales tax on certain fire recovery-related expenses. Combs also announced that business owners may postpone paying state taxes, if necessary, while they clean up fire damage.  Upon request, a …

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Jul 19

Fire students awarded

Nineteen students will graduate from the Kilgore College Fire Academy No. 80 on Tuesday, July 26. The evening will mark the final class to graduate under the direction of Mike Earley, the originator of the KC Fire Academy in 1989. Earley, who has served 35 years with KC, will retire in August as Dean of …

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Feb 24

Tyler Firefighters donate proceeds of Turn Tyler Pink

The Tyler Professional Fire Fighters Association (TPFFA) “Turned Tyler Pink” on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010 when they welcomed the Pink Heals Tour back to the downtown square as part of the second annual event to raise awareness of women’s cancer. The Pink Heals Tour features pink fire trucks that travel across the country to raise …

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