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Employees escape unharmed from Dairy Treet fire

VFD responded to a small fire inside Dairy Treet and employees escaped unharmed.

Victoria fire department responded to a small fire inside Dairy Treet and employees escaped from it without any injuries. They tried putting out the flames with an extinguisher, but were not able to do it. When first responders arrived, they contained the flames in 19 minutes. VFD Battalion CHief J. Coleman said there were no structural damages.

Firefighters continue to manage large wildfires

The panhandle of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas experience wildfire outbreaks

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - On Wednesday, Dec. 15, a Southern Plains Wildfire Outbreak occurred across the panhandle of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. This weather phenomena is identified by critical to extreme fire weather combined with critically dry fuels, above normal…

Home fire caused by cigarette ashtray, officials say

Family safely escaped with no major injuries but loses home

VICTORIA, Texas - On Tuesday, Dec. 14, just after midnight the Victoria County Fire Marshal's Office worked a fire located in the 3500 block of Brayer road. Firefighters…

Governor Abbott to honor first responders

The Governor will deliver remarks at the 2021 Star of Texas Awards

AUSTIN, Texas - On Friday, Sept. 10, Governor Greg Abbott will honor first responders at the 2021 Star of Texas Awards. In 2003, the Star of Texas Awards were created to honor and commemorate individuals who made commitments while performing…

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…

Victoria fire leads to an arrest warrant

Investigation is ongoing

VICTORIA, Texas - On Monday, May 24, at 4:19 p.m., the Victoria Fire Department responded to the 2900 Block of Swan Drive. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire in one of the bedrooms, and an investigation was initiated. Based on the…

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…