Tag: emergency

Police visit Garza Center children

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com As part of the Head Start Program, the roughly 150 children of the Esperanza B. Garza Center in Port Isabel got an educational treat this past Thursday when local law enforcement agents gave a presentation on the significance of knowing how to respond during an emergency and the …

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Joint ops drill prepares emergency service personnel

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Members with three response agencies simulated a joint agency response to an incident involving 12 people in various emergency situations on the beach. The Coast Guard, City of South Padre Island Beach Rescue and Cameron County Beach Rescue participated in the rescue exercise. The drill tested the agencies’ abilities …

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