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.
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.
More than 1,000 first responders and citizens from across Texas gathered at the Tower of the Americas to honor the fallen heroes of Sept. 11, 2001.
Leading Wednesday’s march were 19 SAPD officers on bicycles. Behind them were officers carrying a banner that read “We Back the Blue.”
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.
Thursday was the fire department’s “worst day,” Hood said. But moving forward, they’ll learn from the incident while honoring and celebrating Deem’s life.