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McAllen FD Turns 100; Community Events Planned June 7-10

by Office of Communications and Media Relations | Jun 17, 2013

The McAllen Fire Department is turning 100, this year! To mark the occasion, McAllen FD plans to host several community events for the public to attend, from June 7 to June 10, 2013.

Here's a rundown of some of the scheduled events:

Open House

Friday June 7th, 2013

McAllen residents can drop by and visit their neighborhood fire station, between 4 and 8 pm.

Central Fire Station 201 N 21st
Station 2 2811 N. Main (Harvey and Main)
Station 3 213 E. Dallas (Cynthia and Dallas)
Station 5 5521 N 23rd (Dove and 23rd)
Station 6 5500 S. 23rd (Sara and 23rd)


Parade/Community Day at West Side Park

Saturday June 8th, 2013

10AM Westside Park Parade featuring fire trucks from McAllen, as well as other cities.


  • Firefighter Challenge open to any fire personnel, and the public.
  • Fire Safety House
  • Games For the Children/Adults (fire based)
  • 2 separate Jaws of Life demonstrations
  • Forcible entry demonstrations
  • Fire truck display
  • Air evac landing-show and tell
  • BBQ prepared by local fire departments

Proclamation by City Commission

Monday, June 10, 2013

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