The San Antonio Fire Department made key mistakes in its handling of a shopping center fire that took the life of firefighter Scott Deem, a state report found.
As temperatures drop, the number of fires tends to rise due to increased space heater and fireplace usage, SAFD Chief Charles Hood said.
Francis Bogside staff wore San Antonio Fire Department T-shirts on its opening day to thank firefighters for managing the devastating fire that closed the bar one year ago.
Gym owner Emond Johnson on Wednesday confessed to starting the may 18 blaze that killed San Antonio firefighter Scott Deem.
H-E-B employees marked the 16th anniversary of 9/11 by participating in service projects that honored first responders across the state.
All San Antonio and Bexar County emergency service personnel are welcome, and the zoo will give 50% off admission to four guests of each personnel member.
The contract was previously set to go to Zoll Medical Corporation, but Council put it on hold in February to give a local company some of the business.
Investigators have not yet determined the cause of the May 18 fire at the Ingram Square shopping center, which took the life of firefighter Scott Deem.
From the solemn procession of fire trucks up U.S. Highway 281 to firefighters lining highway overpasses in tribute, the powerful ties that bind firefighters all over the nation were evident Friday as thousands honored fallen firefighter Scott Deem during a Catholic funeral service at Community Bible Church.
Chief Hood confirmed Tuesday that any firefighters wishing to attend the Friday funeral planned for fallen San Antonio firefighter Scott Deem can do so.