Tag Archive: Longview Fire Department

Nov 08

Fall trash bash

The City of Longview and Keep Longview Beautiful will host Longview Recycles Day and the Fall Trash Bash on Saturday, November 9, at the Sears parking lot of the Longview Mall, 3500 McCann Road. The events, held in conjunction with America Recycles Day, encourage residents to recycle unwanted items and volunteer to help clean the …

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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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Apr 04

Tackling obesity

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Childhood obesity has become a major problem. Children continue to get increase as the years go by. According to the National Institutes of Health, (NIH) childhood overweight and obesity has reached epidemic proportions tripling between 1970 and 2004.   Children have gotten so overweight or obese that several concerned organizations like NFL PLAY 60 and …

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Feb 28

Dancing for the heart

Youngest Clogger, Connor takes the floor with Mom, Tiffany Hall.

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) recently hosted one of the biggest health fairs in the region.  It was dubbed “A Fair of the Heart,” and local residents availed themselves of various free health screenings with values up to $100. The screenings included height/weight, complete lipid profile, glucose testing, blood pressure and body fat. Attendees also …

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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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