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SAN ANTONIO FD
Dallas Fire-Rescue’s wildland firefighters head to Bastrop Dallas, TX. On Thursday, October 15, 2015, at 7:59 a.m., Dallas Fire-Rescue’s (DFR) Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Team received a request,from the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) for deployment of resources to assist in the wildland fires in Bastrop. While they didn’t receive specific assignments until they arrived
JUMP TO FILE #101615106 later on, their primary focus was structure protection for the many homes which were threatened by the fire conditions. As many as 16 members were deployed with a fire engine, two type III brush trucks and a strike
team leader vehicle. Once they arrived, all updates came by way of the Bastrop County Emergency Operations Center. For more on DFR’s WUI Team, visit their Facebook, at https://www.facebook.com/DallasWildlandTeam. - JASON EVANS
SAN ANTONIO FD
Complete loss at apartment complex SHERI HEMRICK, WWW.GOTPICTURES.US
Car fire quickly doused in Hillsboro Hillsboro Fire/Rescue responded to a report of a car fire at the Meadows Apartments on November 6th. The hood of the car had to be cut away in order to reach the fire. The fire was extinguished within ten minutes.
JUMP TO FILE #110915107 The car was parked close to an apartment building, but there was no damage to the building. Heavy smoke from the car fire
caused several residents to rush home to check on the fire. No injuries by firefighters or civilians. The cause of the fire is under investigation. - SHERI HEMRICK
29 San Antonio Fire Department units responded to the Fox Run Apartments in the 10000 block of Broadway shortly before 11:00 Tuesday morning, October 6th. The building, which housed eight apartment units, is being considered a complete loss, but our firefighters did a great job of containing the fire to that single building. Firefighters also rescued two dogs, one cat and a hamster and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire remains Undetermined at this time.