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Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Letter: Hays County fire, EMS chiefs back bond proposals, ESD expansion

The first responders urge residents to vote for Hays County bond props. 1 and 2; creation of Hays County Emergency Service District No. 9; and expansion of ESD No. 7.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Small fire prompts lunchtime evacuation at Logan’s Roadhouse

A small fire on the roof of the Logan’s Roadhouse in San Marcos prompted an evacuation of the restaurant during the Wednesday lunch hour. There were no injuries, and damage to the building was minor.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Curbside car fire ends in San Marcos man’s arson arrest

A San Marcos man was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly setting fire to a car parked outside his family’s home in the 100 block of Riverside Drive.

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Updated: Firefighters extinguish eastside grassfires

San Marcos and South Hays firefighters doused at least two grassfires along the east side of Texas 123 this afternoon, one of which burned about five acres.

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Transmission shop owner arrested for 2008 arson

San Marcos fire investigators have arrested and charged the owner of a local AAMCO Transmission Store with multiple felonies following a 13-month investigation into a July 2008 fire that destroyed the local business.

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Inquiry ongoing in Lion’s Club fire, marshal says

Fire fighting efforts were hampered by the lack of water supply and fire hydrants at the park. South Hays County Fire Department was called for mutual aid to provide water tender trucks.

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

Fire marshal identifies victim of house fire

Aurelio Pastrano's body was found in the bedroom of the home that was engulfed in flames shortly after noon on Christmas day.