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No one was injured May 29 after a vehicle collided with a Marble Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department brush truck (pictured here) as it headed down a neighborhood street on the way to a medical call. File photo

Car collides with Marble Falls Area VFD truck on medical call; ‘everyone was fine,’ says chief

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — No injuries were reported after a car crashed into a Marble Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department brush truck May 29 that was traveling though a neighborhood behind emergency crews on their way to a non-emergency medical call, officials said. (more…)

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The Marble Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department added this Ford F550 brush truck to its fleet thanks to a $100,000 grant from Texas A&M Forest Service’s Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program. The Marble Falls department contributed to the purchase through fundraising efforts and Burnet County Emergency Services District No. 6. The new vehicle replaced a 1997 Ford F350 brush truck. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls Area VFD purchases new brush truck with forest service grant

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department added a nice tool to its firefighting toolbox thanks in part to a cost-share grant from the Texas A&M Forest Service’s Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program. (more…)

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Marble Falls Area VFD, Pizza Hut holding fundraiser

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — People looking to combine their appetite with a good cause can stop by the Marble Falls Pizza Hut, 1000 U.S. 281, on Aug. 8. The local restaurant is donating 20 percent of sales from that day to the Marble Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department. (more…)

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Highland Lakes Chili Pod donates money raised from Howdy-Roo

The Highland Lakes Chili Pod donated $3,000 each to three area groups with money raised during the 42nd annual Howdy-Roo Chili Cook Off at Johnson Park in Marble Falls in May. The groups included The Helping Center of Marble Falls, Marble Falls Boy Scout Troop 284 and the Marble Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department. Courtesy […]

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Marble Falls crews rescue two men stranded in high water

FROM STAFF REPORTS SPICEWOOD — A volunteer fire crew rescued a father and son fishing on a sand bar May 14 after swift water began rising around them on a stretch of the Colorado River between Shaffer Bend Recreation area and the Double Horn subdivision, officials said. (more…)

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