Friday, February 3, 2012

A Handful of Stuff

  • Metro Dask Obstacle Course/Race: Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Walter E. Long Lake. To register or for more information, go to  
  • Congratulations to the members of the Austin Fire Department who participated in the 3M Half Marathon last Sunday, January 29! BC Chris Swenson, Capt. Jim Ryan, Lt. Stephen Truesdell, FS Donald McCullough, FS Dan Alvarez, and Fitness/Safety Specialist Summer Sides all took part. Capt. Ryan took first place in his age division under Public Safety. FS Alvarez and Summer both placed fourth in the Public Safety division. What a great way to show how AFD stays healthy and strong...nice job!
  • Check out the nice kudos letter Chief Kerr received regarding AFD's assistance with the Riley Road fire in Waller County:
  • Our sympathies to the family of AFD Lt. John Byrne, who retired in 1993 after 20 years of service. You can see the thank you note they sent out here: