La Feria News

Meet the Firefighters – Roland Mendoza

Roland Mendoza

Title: Firefighter

Years of Service: 7 Years

What led you to become a firefighter? My Father and God-Father were firefighters, I can say it was in my blood.

What do you like about being a firefighter? I love training. There is always something new to learn.

What do you like least about being a firefighter? There are times when we have to eat cold meals but it is unfortunately a part of the job.

What’s the most exciting moment of your years in service? Helping during the last year’s disaster situation. It was a great learning experience. It felt great to be a part of something so big.

What’s the best part of service in La Feria? The firefighters who protect me, we are each other’s family. We know we have each other’s backs.

To donate to your local fire department please visit or visit the fire station. Your generous donations could go to purchase a new stove, washer or dryer for the department. THANK YOU!

Attention: Small kitchen fire extinguishers are available for purchase at the Fire Department for $10.

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