Alpine Fire Rescue
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Sat. Jan 10th 2015
One Vehicle Rollover Sends 6 To Hospital

At approximately 3:45 this morning Alpine EMS and the Alpine Fire Dept. responded to a one vehicle roll over accident approxi...

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Sat. Aug 31st 2013
Firefighters Respond To Apartment Fire

Alpine Firefighters fought a single unit apartment fire on Saturday night August 31st at the Claridge Apartments. One unit of...

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Fri. Dec 7th 2012
2 Vehicle MVA with Entrapment

On Friday December 7, 2012 early afternoon, Alpine Fire Rescue responded to a two vehicle motor vehicle accident with one ent...

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News Headlines
Mon. Dec 12th 2011
Alpine VFD Receives $1,000 Check

The Alpine Volunteer Fire Department got a nice early Christmas gift in the form of a check.  Sheriff Ronny Dodson prese...

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Sun. Sep 11th 2011
9/11 Ceremony Dedicating WTC Artifact Memorial at Alpine USBP Headquarters

Today at 2 p.m. the USBP and dignitaries unveiled and dedicated a World Trade Center artifact memorial for the public to view...

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Mon. Jun 27th 2011
Brewster County Commission Approves Purchase of New Brush Truck for Alpine Fire Dept.

At Monday's June 27th Commissioner's Court meeting, County Commissioners voted unanimously to purchase a new brush truck for ...

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35 entries the in Call History
Sat. Jan 10th 2015

At approximately 3:45 this morning Alpine EMS and the Alpine Fire Dept. responded to a one vehicle roll over accident approximately 16 miles east of Alpine on Highway 90. A mini van with 6 occupants hit a slick spot on the highway and roll...ed several times landing upright on the north side o...
Sat. Aug 31st 2013
Alpine Firefighters fought a single unit apartment fire on Saturday night August 31st at the Claridge Apartments. One unit of the complex received serious fire and smoke damage but was quickly extinguished which avoided the spread of the fire through the common attic space of the complex. Another ap...
Fri. Dec 7th 2012
On Friday December 7, 2012 early afternoon, Alpine Fire Rescue responded to a two vehicle motor vehicle accident with one entrapment.  The single occupant was conscious but injured seriously.  Firefighters used Hydraulic Rescue Spreaders and Cutters to gain access to the victim.  The ...
Mon. Apr 23rd 2012
At approximately 18:19 hours this evening the Alpine Fire Department responded to a brushfire approximately 9 miles East of Alpine on Highway 90.  Upon arrival the fire department found a brushfire burning alongside the highway up to a property owners fenceline.  The fire was started when ...
Sun. Jan 22nd 2012
At approximately 12:32 p.m this afternoon the Alpine Fire Department was called to a large brush fire that started off of the 300 block of south Mosley Lane.  The fire originated off in a pasture inside a fence line.  Today was a Red Flag day for our area and gusty winds&nbs...
Mon. Aug 22nd 2011
On Monday evening at a little after 5 p.m. Firefighters's and EMS personnel were called to a report of a plane crash at the Alpine Casparis Municipal Airport on Highway 118 north.  Upon arrival, firefighters found a twin engine aircraft which had crashed after skidding over 400 yards down ...
Tue. Aug 9th 2011
At approximately 6:15 p.m. this evening lightning in advance of a large thunderstorm started a large brushfire.  The fire which started on top of a hill approximately 2 miles southeast of Alpine on Highway 118 immediately threatened 3 homes and a horse stable.  The firefight...
Mon. Jan 31st 2011
At approximately 10:03 pm a report of a vehicle striking a diesel fuel pump at a local convenience store spilled fuel onto the stores parking lot.  Upon arrival the vehicle had been driven off of the pump and moved to a safe area.  Fuel was pumping out of the pump when the first fire units...
Sun. Jan 23rd 2011
At approximately 7:18 am a call came in reporting a car on fire in the parking lot of a multi-story apartment complex.  Upon arrival of firefighters, the engine compartment was fully involved with the front tires flattened by the heat from the intense fire.  Firefighters extinguished the b...
Sat. Jan 22nd 2011
At 1730 this evening, Firefighters were called to a brushfire next to several homes.  Upon arrival the fire had ignited a wooden fence adjacent to one of the homes.  Fire units quickly doused the flames and overhauled the site.  2 Command Units, 1 Engine Company and 1 Brush Company wi...
Fri. Dec 31st 2010
At 1411 this afternoon, Firefighter's responded to a small brushfire in the County started by fireworks.  Upon arrival the fire had been extinguished with several hotspots still smoldering.  With a light wind prevailing it was fortunate the fire did not spread  more rap...
Fri. Dec 31st 2010
At 0057 hours a brushfire was reported 1 mile North on US Highway 67.  The fire was started by a vehicles' catalytic converter sitting on the right of way in tall brush.  A passing DPS Trooper spotted the fire and radioed for the Fire Department.  The Trooper extinguished most of...
Thu. Nov 25th 2010
Firefighters fought 2 fires on Thanksgiving Day in Alpine.  The first call was a simple dumpster fire in a residential neighborhood at approximately 3 pm.  One Engine Company and One Command Unit with 4 firefighters responded to the fire call and quickly extinguished the sma...
Mon. Nov 8th 2010
Firefighters from Alpine and Marathon battled a large brushfire Monday afternoon approximately 4 miles East of Alpine on Highway 90.  The call came in at 11:00 a.m. reporting a brushfire near the UPRR tracks with heavy smoke and flames visible from the highway.  When Firefighters arrived t...
Mon. Sep 20th 2010
At approximately 2 a.m. this morning, Firefighters were sent to the Alpine High School's bonfire site for a report that it had been set on fire by person(s) unknown.  Upon arrival, the west side of the bonfire site was burning and the odor of kerosene was detected.  Firefighters used 5000 ...
Mon. May 10th 2010
At 1107 this morning Firefighters responded to a reported structure fire with flames under building.  Upon arrival flames were visible on the underside and siding of a local clinic.  The fire was extinguished quickly and the siding removed for further investigation.  Thermal imagery f...
Thu. May 6th 2010
At 1654 this afternoon Firefighters responded to a large brush fire on the Brewster and Presidio County line west of Alpine.  The fire was reported to Presidio County initially and Alpine was requested as mutual aid due to Marfa Fire Department already tasked to a large brus...
Wed. Apr 28th 2010
At 1239 this afternoon Firefighters responded to a "smell of smoke" call at a local Hotel.  Upon investigating Firefighters found towels and cleaning clothes burning in the laundry room of the hotel.  The fire was extinguished with approximately 20 gallons of water with a at...
Tue. Apr 13th 2010
At 1503 this afternoon, Firefighters were called to a one vehicle rollover with entrapment.  Upon arrival Firefighters assisted EMS personnel with extricating a male individual trapped in the passenger seat of a small truck.  The driver had self extricated and was uninjured.  The Jaws...
Tue. Apr 6th 2010
At approximately 1930 this evening, Firefighters responded to a report of a unknown chemical odor in the area of a storage building.  Upon arrival, no odor was detected at the incident site.  After interviewing the complainant and witnesses they all stated they could no longer smell the od...
Fri. Mar 26th 2010
At 1540 this afternoon Firefighters responded to a brushfire in a city block that threatened 2 residences and 2 storage buildings.  High winds that day enhanced the fires movement starting yucca trees and lumber on fire.  Firefighters fought the fires for approximately 45 minutes befo...
Tue. Mar 16th 2010
At 1818 this evening, Firefighters were called to a residence for a small brushfire and cut tree limbs on fire.  The fire was started when the resident dumped out some coals from a potbelly stove that were believed to be cold.  A neighbor saw the fire and called 9-1-1.  The fire was q...
Mon. Mar 15th 2010
At 1610 this afternoon, Firefighters were called to a local convenience store for a dumpster fire that was in close proximity to the stores fuel pumps.  Upon arrival the dumpster was fully a blaze and small explosions were heard coming from dumpster.  Firefighters doused the fire...
Tue. Mar 9th 2010
At 1232 this afternoon,  a 9-1-1 call sent Firefighters to a brush fire near the South Orient Railroad tracks.  Upon arrival, Firefighters found a brush fire that was spreading in several directions fanned by the gusty winds in tall brush.  An Engine was sent to protect neighbori...
Sun. Mar 7th 2010
At 0052 Firefighters responded to a Dumpster Fire that progressed into a small brush fire.  The dumpster was in close proximity to several mobile homes at a area mobile home park.  The fires were extinguished within 10  minutes with approximately 500 gallons of water.  9 Firefigh...
Sat. Mar 6th 2010
Today at 1354, Alpine Firefighters responded to a reported kitchen fire at a local two story apartment complex.  Upon arrival, smoke was venting from the occupants second story apartment units' open front door.  Firefighters found the remnants of a grease fire on one of the top&n...
Sat. Feb 20th 2010
At 2224 tonight, Alpine Fire Rescue received a report of a residential structure fire under a mobile home with smoke present in the home.  Upon arrival of Fire units, firefighters found a gas hot water heater had started a fire in the back of the mobile home in the water heater compartment.&nbs...
Sat. Feb 20th 2010
At 1703 this evening, firefighters and EMS personnel responded to a MVA involving a car crashing into an apartment.  Upon arrival, one elderly patient was still in the drivers seat of the vehicle.  The car jumped the curb and wedged itself between a large tree and smaller tree striking the...
Mon. Feb 15th 2010
At 1348 Monday afternoon, Alpine Fire Rescue responded to a reported residential structure fire.  Upon arrival, firefighters found a mobile home fully involved with approximately 75% of the home on fire.  Firefighters battled the blaze which was compounded by 4 vehicles in front of and on ...
Fri. Feb 12th 2010
At 2137 this evening Alpine Fire Rescue responded with Alpine EMS to a 2 vehicle head -on collision on Wagon Road in Sunny Glen Estates.  3 patients were transported in 2 ambulances from the scene with minor injuries.  All 3 victims had self extricated prior to EMS and Fire Rescues' arriva...
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Alpine Fire Rescue
P.O. Box 911
Alpine, Texas 79831-0911
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