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Jun 25

EMT instructor named: One of top fire instructors in nation

Kilgore College instructor Eddie Bernaldez was recently named as one of the top fire instructors in the nation by the website FireScience.org. Bernaldez began working at KC in 1996 and has served as the Emergency Medical Technology program director and instructor at KC Longview since 2000. Firescience.org recently set out to find educators in fire …

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Jun 18

Fire Academy debuts new training equipment

The Kilgore College Fire Academy will demonstrate new training equipment and a liquid petroleum gas tank next month. The tank was generously donated and installed by Kilgore’s Martin Gas. A live fire training demonstration using the new equipment is set for 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, at the KC Fire Academy Training Grounds, located at …

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Jun 18

Students awarded

Eight students graduated from the Kilgore College Fire Academy No. 83 on Thursday, June 21. The KC Fire Academy is accredited by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and the State Firemen and Fire Marshal’s Association and approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The academy …

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Oct 13

Eastman hosts Fire Protection School

The 40th Annual Northeast Texas Area Fire Protection School was recently held at Eastman Chemical Company’s fire training grounds located at its Longview, Texas site. More than 300 emergency responders from neighboring communities traveled to Longview to attend the training. This year’s school offered both classroom and hands-on training exercises that better equip volunteer, municipal …

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Sep 21

Turning Tyler pink

To raise awareness of women’s cancer, Tyler Firefighters urge area public safety officers, businesses, schools and citizens to wear pink on Monday, Oct. 3 to show that “Tyler cares enough to wear pink”. The entire community is invited to come to the Downtown Square in their pink shirts for the third annual TURN TYLER PINK …

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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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