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Wayland VFD practices saving lives during rescue training exercise

    Wayland VFD practices saving lives during rescue training exercise

On a recent Saturday morning, members of the Wayland Volunteer Fire Department, dressed in full firefighting gear, gathered around an old car behind the department’s station to practice saving lives.

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Area volunteer fire departments receive donations from Sloan Everett Memorial Bike Ride

    Area volunteer fire departments receive donations from Sloan Everett Memorial Bike Ride

For the second year in a row, the organizers of the Sloan Everett Pure Country Pedal Memorial Bike Ride donated thousands of dollars to the three local volunteer fire departments following the fundraising event.

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Breckenridge Elks Lodge donates funds to Wayland Volunteer Fire Department, Caddo VFD

    Breckenridge Elks Lodge donates funds to Wayland Volunteer Fire Department, Caddo VFD

Members of local Elks Lodge #1480 presented donations to the Wayland Volunteer Fire Department and the Caddo Volunteer Fire Department on Monday evening. The Breckenridge Elks Lodge applied for and

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Letter to the Editor: Wayland VFD says thank you to Breckenridge Elks Lodge #1480

Wayland Volunteer Fire Department would like to say “Thank You!” to the Breckenridge Elks Lodge #1480 for their generous donation to our Fire Department and for helping the other Volunteer

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Stephens County citizens supply support as area and state firefighters battle blazes

  Stephens County citizens supply support as area and state firefighters battle blazes

When rain finally came through the area on Tuesday, it gave local firefighters a much needed break from the fires they’ve been fighting over the past month — sometimes multiple fires a day. But, the rain isn’t the only relief the firefighters have had lately: local residents have been pitching in to help feed the firefighters and give them a brief respite from the heat and hard work.

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Sloan Everett Bike Ride raises more than $13,000 for local volunteer fire departments

  Sloan Everett Bike Ride raises more than $13,000 for local volunteer fire departments

When the Everett family started planning this year’s memorial bicycle ride in honor of the late Sloan Everett, they wanted

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Wayland VFD introduces Warriors Research Institute’s free firefighter therapy to area

  Wayland VFD introduces Warriors Research Institute’s free firefighter therapy to area

In 2017, the latest year statistics are available, 103 U.S. firefighters killed themselves, almost 10 percent more than the number

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Wayland VFD to offer informational program on research study for first responders

  Wayland VFD to offer informational program on research study for first responders

Baylor Scott and White Research Institute in Waco is offering a chance to participate in a research study concerning firefighters

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Wayland VFD to offer active shooter training for public

  Wayland VFD to offer active shooter training for public

The Wayland Volunteer Fire Department will offer a CRASE — Civilian Response to Active Shooter Event — class on Saturday,

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Firefighters, first responders learn about dangers of electricity

  Firefighters, first responders learn about dangers of electricity

When Larry “Shorty” Hatley opened his training session on electricity for area firefighters and other first responders Thursday night, he

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