Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Arson Investigations Open House

We held the Arson Investigations Open House last Wednesday, February 22. One of two firefighters who were stationed at the original North Austin Fire Company #6 and who saved two boys from drowning in 1915 (Henry Oertli) was posthumously honored. His 82-year-old son, Charles, was on hand to receive the award, as was Fire Specialist Brandt Oertli (E01/C), who carries on the family tradition of service with AFD. Media coverage included YNN and Univision.

You can read the history of the station in the program we handed out by clicking here: https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B2Z8jcI6iHM-bU01dDFCNG9ROFdrMVhMcGJldms5dw

And here's the photos if you want to check those out: https://plus.google.com/photos/116750045723742407892/albums/5714290212542073489?authkey=CIKj59WKs7GmWw#photos/116750045723742407892/albums/5714290212542073489