Tag: fire

Spring Breaker suffers burns in car fire

BY FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Special to the PRESS LOS FRESNOS – At least one person believed to be a Spring Breaker traveling from South Padre Island has been hospitalized after sustaining second-degree burns in a car fire on Sunday. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition …

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Fire Department to expand fleet

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Port Isabel City Commission on Tuesday accepted a grant from the Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program that will contribute $173,000 toward the purchase of a new fire tanker truck. The total price tag for the truck is $232,010 – which comes with: a 1,000-gallon poly water tank, …

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SPI hires fire chief

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com South Padre Island firefighter Marcus Smith has been named the new Chief of the SPI Fire Department. The Dallas-area native recently retired from the Lancaster Fire Department as Captain after serving 28 years. He also served his hometown of Wilmer, Texas as its Fire Chief from 2005-12 to help his …

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