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Update on the Structure fire at Nan Ya Plastics plant in Wharton

Multiple fire departments were on th scene fighting the structure fire

WHARTON, Texas - On Sunday evening January 9, at 8:45 p.m. Wharton County officials responded to a structure fire at Nan Ya Plastics plant located at 2081 FM 102 and State Highway 59. Wharton Fire Department along with the Boling…

Thousands raised for local volunteer fire department

QCVFD hosted annual cook-off

VICTORIA,Texas-- Over the weekend, the Quail Creek Volunteer fire department hosted their annual cook-off and there were some big names from the barbecue world that made an entry in the competition. The 16th annual cook-off took place at the Quail…

The Victoria Regional Airport hosted a triennial full-scale emergency training exercise

The airport partnered with the Victoria Fire Department and other local law enforcement agencies for the exercise

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria Regional Airport in partnership with the Victoria County Fire Department, City of Victoria Fire Department, Victoria County Sheriff’s Office, and Victoria Emergency Management will hold a triennial full-scale exercise at the Victoria Regional Airport…

Victoria Fire Department swears in new employees, honors achievements

Inceptions, recognition and farewells transpired during the Victoria Fire Department ceremony

The Victoria Fire Department swore in eight trainees Friday, April 30 during a ceremony held at the Victoria County Community Center. The trainees were sworn in by Administrative Assistant Debbie Breeden. The newcomers will now begin a six-month probationary…

Day 3 of the free flu shot clinic canceled Wednesday

Fire Department will plan future flu clinics

VICTORIA, Texas- The City of Victoria announced Wednesday morning that the third day of the free flu vaccine clinic for homeless and low-income residents has been canceled Wednesday due to the weather. The third day of the clinic was originally…

Breaking news: Katy apartment complex caught on fire

KATY, Texas -- On Wednesday morning, an apartment complex caught on fire. Some witnesses claim the apartment complex was under construction. All this occurring before 6:30am, large smoke sent into the air, while the flames were seen from far away.…

Fire Prevention Week contest winner will be announced on October 9th

Fire Prevention Week winner to be announced on October 9th

VICTORIA, Texas -- In honor of Fire Prevention Week, the Victoria Fire Department is holding a contest among their own employees. The winner will beat the rest by producing the best video for fire safety. Everyone has a chance…

One reported dead after vehicle accident in Calhoun County

VICTORIA, Texas- The Fire Chief of Port Lavaca Fire Department, Joe Reyes, called Newscenter 25 at approximately 3:30 p.m. to confirm that there has been one fatality following a motor vehicle accident in Calhoun County. A highway is also currently…

Volunteer firefighters hold fundraiser for new trucks

Volunteer firefighters hold fundraiser for new trucks

VICTORIA, Texas - On Saturday, the Victoria County Volunteer Fire Department held their second annual fundraiser at a new location due to the pandemic. Victoria County Volunteer Fire Department had their barbecue fundraiser with a drive-by style at the Victoria…

No injuries reported following a fire at Citizens Medical Center

Monday morning at Citizens Medical Center, a light ballast caught on fire

VICTORIA,Texas-- Victoria fire fighters responded to a fire at Citizens Medical Center Monday around 11 a.m. Jennifer McDaniel, spokesperson at Citizens Medical Center, said "Monday morning at Citizens Medical Center, a light ballast caught on fire, and was immediately identified…

A grass fire across Dewitt County on Friday

Firefighters across Dewitt County were busy over the past week

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas - Firefighters across Dewitt County were busy over the past week especially on Friday July 10, 2020. On Wednesday July 8, 2020 Cuero Volunteer Fire Department and Westthoff Volunteer Fire Departments were dispatched to a grass fire…

Local volunteer fire department hosts parade

The Quail Creek volunteer fire department celebrated birthdays with a parade

VICTORIA, Texas -- The Quail Creek volunteer fire department brought some joy to two children that were celebrating birthdays: Skylar Ragnow, 11, and Hayes Langridge, who turned 3. The parade was held at 6 p.m. and featured a variety of…

NYFD rejects Navy SEAL for being too old

A 37-year-old US Navy SEAL who's served four combat tours was rejected by the New York City Fire Department for being too old. Now other fire departments across the country have reached out to let him know he's welcome elsewhere.