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Fire departments train together at old Marble Falls H-E-B

Fire departments train together at old Marble Falls H-E-B

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — Give firefighters and EMS personnel a vacant 76,000-square-foot building, and you’ve created a training mecca. That’s what H-E-B presented to area first responders March 12 when it opened the former Marble Falls grocery store to crews from several departments. (more…)

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Cigarette, chain sparks could be causes of fires near TX 71, US 281 intersection

Cigarette, chain sparks could be causes of fires near TX 71, US 281 intersection

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Windy conditions combined with dry, dead grass might have helped ignite a string of roadside fires Jan. 18 along Texas 71 west of U.S. 281. Marble Falls Volunteer Fire Department crews snuffed were able to snuff out the blazes prior to them posing a risk to nearby structures, officials […]

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West explosion aftermath

Smithwick man loses relative in West explosion, lends hand to community

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR WEST — After a devastating blast at a fertilizer company April 17 that officials believe killed several members of the West Volunteer Fire Department, Smithwick resident Jeff Sellers’ thoughts went to a cousin, William Uptmor, who he and others simply called “Buck”. (more…)

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