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Lewisville Fire Engine Struck On The Highway
A little after 3:00 AM this morning, May 23rd, your Lewisville Fire Fighters responded to a reported Major Accident in the 2400 blk of S I35E for a Major Accident. While operating on the scene, a passenger vehicle struck the Officer’s (Passenger) side of Lewisville Fire’s Engine 5. As you can see in the picture attached, the fire engine sustained damage to the front panel and bumper on that side. At the time of the accident, no fire fighters were inside of the fire engine and no fire fight...

Donation Made To Texas Cowboys Against Cancer
Lewisville Local 3606 President Joaquin “Jack” Criner presented a check as a donation to Texas Cowboys Against Cancer. A while back, the Lewisville Fire Fighters did a Breast Cancer t-shirt fundraiser to support the fight against breast cancer. Texas Cowboys Against Cancer was chosen by breast cancer survivor, longtime Lewisville resident, Ronni Cade. We thank Texas Cowboys Against Cancer for their continued work to help all those affected by cancer. Your Lewisville Fire Fighters are...

Captain Gary Apple Has Completed His Last Shift
As of 1900 hours today, January 27th, 2021, Captain Gary Apple has finished his last shift with the Lewisville Fire Department. Capt. Apple spent today riding Truck 6, stealing the nozzle on a vehicle fire, and participated with the Pipes and Drums during a city officials retirement reception. Capt. Apple will truly be missed and after 35 years & 9 months, it is safe to say he has influenced and mentored many Lewisville Fire Fighters during that time. His passion for the job is infecti...

A Year of Healing Reunites Patient and Her Rescuers
About a year ago, your Lewisville Fire Fighters responded to a reported vehicle accident. On arrival the crews from Truck 6, Medic 6, and Engine 8 had a vehicle with extensive damage and a victim who needed to be extricated from the vehicle. The crews immediately went to work stabilizing the vehicle and preparing to start cutting the car apart. Emergency Medical crews simultaneously were speaking to the patient, getting her stabilized, and explaining to her the process that was about to t...

Lewisville Rescue 7 Proves Invaluable in the First Week
On January 3rd, 2021, Lewisville Fire Department placed Rescue 7 in service with one idea in mind; to protect the citizens of Lewisville. Rescue 7 is a “Special Services” unit, meaning it is to respond to all major incidents in the city. Rescue 7 has been strategically placed in the center of the city. They are located at Firehouse 7 on Texas St., along with Truck 7 and Battalion 160. By stationing them at Firehouse 7, they can quickly get to anywhere in the city, due to their quick ...

Lewisville Fire Fighters Association, Local 3606 Endorses Ed Kelly for General President
The mission of Local 3606, and it’s executive board, is to protect our citizens by making sure your fire fighters are trained and equipped to do an exceptional job. We also have a duty to make sure your fire fighters stay healthy and take care of them, and their families, if the need arises. Part of doing that, is to make sure their voice is heard on a state and National level. The Local 3606 executive board takes this very seriously. That is why we have paid close attention to the Gener...

Captain Gary Apple To Retire At The End of January 2021
After almost 36 years of dedicated and selfless service to the citizens of Lewisville, Captain Gary Apple has decided that he will hang up his coat and helmet one last time at the end of January 2021.  Captain Apple joined the Lewisville Fire Department in 1985 and has made a lasting impact. Captain Apple is known for his passion for the job. Through his tenure at LFD he has pretty much done it all. From being a diver, a member of the department’s Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid Syst...