Fire Service

Who Wants the Greatest Career on the Planet?

It’s that one time a year when The Greatest Career on the Planet becomes available. That’s right, the Irving Fire Department is accepting applications for Firefighters! Here is the official notice: FIREFIGHTER THE CITY OF IRVING WILL BE ADMINISTERING AN ENTRANCE EXAMINATION FOR THE POSITION OF FIREFIGHTER ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2013. THE EXAM WILL BE

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Heroes and Sons – Happy Fathers Day

Heroes and Sons – You don’t raise Heroes, you raise Sons. And if you treat them like Sons, They turn out to be HEROES. On this Fathers Day, I would like to thank my dad for teaching me the value of Service to Others. I remember seeing him leave for work wearing his uniform and

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Update on Injured Houston Fire Captain

Here is an update on Captain William Dowling who was severely burned in the motel fire that killed 4 Houston Firefighters. He has had both legs amputated and is the only firefighter injured in the fire who is still in the hospital. The 40-year-old just had surgery to insert a catheter so that he can

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Firefighters Stand-Down for Safety

The memorial service for the fallen Houston Firefighters was today. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!! Starting Friday July 7th – STAND-DOWN FOR SAFETY!!! The Texas Fire Chief’s Association, State Firemen’s and Fire Marshal’s Association, Texas State Association of Fire Fighters, and the Texas State Fire Marshal’s Office are asking the Texas Fire Service to Stand-down for Safety.

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Preschoolers Help Firefighters Dress for Success

Knowing about firefighters and their equipment can help reduce children’s fear of the unknown and help them understand how to act and what to expect if there is a fire. The fire department often goes to schools and visits with the kids about fire safety and fire prevention. Fire prevention divisions have staff specifically trained

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