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Meet the Firefighters -Michael Ellis

Meet the Firefighters -Michael Ellis

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Michael Ellis Title: Firefighter/EMT- Basic Years of Service: I have been a first responder for 10 years. I got my start when I turned 18 years old in Booker, Texas; a small town in the Texas Panhandle. What led you to becoming a firefighter? I have grown up in the…

Meet the Firefighters – Deputy Chief (DC)

Meet the Firefighters – Deputy Chief (DC)

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DC is a 4 month old Dalmatian puppy born May 7, 2019. He is full of energy and loves to run around and play. He is growing so fast that we forget he is just a puppy at times. He is the youngest member of La Feria Fire Dept. Currently…

La Feria Fire Dept Receives New Gear

La Feria Fire Dept Receives New Gear

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New gear is in! Thanks to the City of La Feria, The Sons of the American Legion and The American Legion Post 439 for all the support and for believing in us. Members of the department would like to extend their gratitude to all who have donated and supported them.…

Congratulations Chief

Congratulations Chief

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Congratulations Chief Phinney on completing his Certified Fire Executive designation from the Texas Fire Chiefs Academy. The Texas Fire Chiefs Academy is a 2 year comprehensive training opportunity for current fire chiefs and those who aspire to be fire chiefs. Graduates of the Academy receive the Certified Fire Executive or…

Shrdlu Our Office Cat’s Name

Shrdlu Our Office Cat’s Name

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We’re getting scores of requests for the correct pronunciation of the name of our office cat, Shrdlu. It’s a long story, but we’ll try to tell you all about it. In fact, it’s two stories, and you can believe either one of them. On the linotype machine – that’s the…

Shrdlu Our Office Cat Tired – of Money

Shrdlu Our Office Cat Tired – of Money

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Shrdlu our office cat has been absent from work this week because he is tired. Now Shrdlu is a pretty husky fellow, but a trip over the week end to Monterrey was too much for him. Shrdlu is accustomed to good ol’ U.S. currency which sometimes he spends too much…

Thank You!

Thank You!

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Huge thank you to Our Lady of the Lake University for the donation of 5 computers to our department. Also to South Texas Communications for the 2 computers donated earlier this year. We’re still doing our weekly fundraiser at the American Legion on Thursdays. To go orders are available. American…

Meet the Firefighters – Ashley Lerma

Meet the Firefighters – Ashley Lerma

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Ashley Lerma Title: Firefighter Years of Service: 2 What led you to becoming a firefighter? I wanted to help people. What do you like about being a firefighter? What I like about being a firefighter is the brotherhood and closeness we all get. What do you like least about being…

First Annual Fire Academy

First Annual Fire Academy

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La Feria Fire Department begins hosting it’s First Annual Fire Academy this week! Beginning Monday, April 8, 2019 the fire department will host healthy meals for the volunteer cadets at the South Station located on FM 506 south of La Feria. The fire department is seeking individuals or groups that…

Shrdlu our Office Cat Has Spring Fever

Shrdlu our Office Cat Has Spring Fever

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Shrdlu our Office Cat has been having to work in the shop for a few days due to the illness of an employee who is now back on the job, much to the relief of Shrdlu. Spring and early Valley summer are definitely here, despite little cold flares, and Shrdlu,…

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