One of the many wonderful benefits Addison has to offer to its residents is the Annual Smoke Detector Battery Replacement Program. Each year in October, our firefighters visit single family homes in Addison to replace old smoke detector batteries with new batteries. During the visit, residents may elect to have a home inspection, which allows […]
Showcasing the latest joint venture in regional cooperation, the fire departments of Addison, Carrollton, Coppell and Farmers Branch hosted a combined grand opening ceremony of their new $2.8 million Joint Fire Training Center on Saturday, August 12, 9 a.m., at the new center, 13333 Hutton Drive in Farmers Branch. Located adjacent to Farmers Branch Fire […]
On July 15, the City of Rowlett held an appreciation celebration for the cities that responded to the Christmas tornado aftermath on December 26, 2015. The Addison Fire Department responded that evening with an engine and battalion. Addison Fire Department’s Lieutenant Zach Crase and Firefighter/Paramedic Bradley Nelson were both on that response team and received […]
On Wednesday, May 24, the Addison Fire Department launched its own Facebook page! Make sure you “like” and “follow” them to receive department updates, safety tips, and much more!
Fire Chief David Jones recognized Addison Police Officer Schieck and Detective Caravella on May 16 for saving a man’s life on the night of April 7. When they were not on duty, the officers were alerted of an unconscious person at a restaurant nearby. They quickly headed to that location and found an unresponsive adult male, with […]
On February 9, 2016 Addison Police Officer James Easterling tendered his immediate resignation to the Town and confessed that he had embezzled funds from the Addison Police Association for many years. Police Chief Paul Spencer immediately notified the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office and requested that the Texas Rangers conduct a complete criminal investigation into […]
At approximately 6:15pm on Monday night, May 1, Addison officers responded to a reported shooting on Winnwood Road where windows were shot out of vehicles. Shortly after, officers received additional reports of windows shot out of as many as 10 other buildings and vehicles on the west side of Addison along Belt Line, Quorum and […]
At the Crowne Plaza’s annual national sales conference, each sales team submits a group photo taken somewhere in their town. This year the group asked if they could have their photo taken in front of our new fire truck. We think it’s a pretty great backdrop! Thanks to the Crowne Plaza’s sales team for stopping by!
At a ceremony on April 7 the Fire Department hosted a “push in” ceremony to officially put into service the new $1.2 million, 100-foot ladder truck. In addition to celebrating the new truck, three new officers were sworn in and there others were promoted the same day. Congratulations to these dedicated members of the Addison […]
The beginning of March, Addison firefighters attended a two-week Basic Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) course at the DFW Airport Fire Training and Research Center. The course focused on airport and airplane familiarization, firefighting techniques, strategy and tactics, ARFF apparatus, and rescue tools. Because Addison is home to a busy airport, our firefighters have to be […]