Video: Don’t be afraid to call 911 during pandemic

Video: Don’t be afraid to call 911 during pandemic

The College Station Fire Department has seen a significant decrease in calls for emergency medical services during the COVID-19 pandemic. When heart attacks, strokes, and other medical emergencies happen, time is of the essence. Our EMS and fire personnel follow the recommended CDC guidelines and precautions. If you need emergency medical attention, please don’t hesitate to call 911 and get the help you need. Continue reading Video: Don’t be afraid to call 911 during pandemic

Federal grants mean more (and safer) firefighters

Federal grants mean more (and safer) firefighters

Thanks to three federal grants approved Monday night by the city council, the College Station Fire Department will soon have more trained, front-line firefighters available in our community. The $1.2 million in grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency significantly enhance the department’s capabilities by not only adding firefighters but also equipping stations with diesel exhaust removal systems and providing training for standardized emergency operations management. Continue reading Federal grants mean more (and safer) firefighters