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Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

San Marcos firefighters recognized, promoted at annual ceremony

Firefighter Jordan Hutton, left, was named San Marcos Firefighter of the Year by his peers. Fire Chief Les Stephens presents the award to Hutton during the department’s annual ceremony in February. PHOTO by DON ANDERS — SUBMITTED REPORT The San Marcos Fire Department said goodbye to retirees, announced promotions and honored outstanding first responders on

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Firefighters honored for Pink Heals tour

San Marcos Professional Firefighters Association (SMPFFA) will welcome the Pink Heals Tour as the big, pink fire truck travels across the country raising awareness and funds to combat breast cancer. Mayor Pro Tem Pam Couch presented a...

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Firefighters choose San Marcos for 2011 convention

The Texas Association of Fire Fighters (TAFF) chose San Marcos as the site of its 42d biennial convention in 2011 at the City of San Marcos Conference Center/Embassy Suites Hotel and Spa.

Monday, July 20th, 2009

State firefighters convention chose San Marcos for next convention

The Texas State Association of Fire Fighters has voted to hold its 42nd biennial convention in 2011 at the city of San Marcos Conference Center and the Embassy Suites Hotel & Spa.