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      Mission Fire Fighters are proud to announce we have partnered with Ranch House Burgers II-Mission, TX and Brick Fire Pizza & Inferno Patio Bar Las Doñas Restaurant to provide toys to boys and girls. You can also drop off toys at any Mission fire station. For further information message us or contact jbalderasmfd@yahoo. Read More...
      We would like thank our city officials for taking care of its fire fighters at last night’s city council meeting. The Mission City council approved protective gear to allow fire fighters to have 2 sets to minimize the exposure to toxic gases and by reducing the risk of occupational cancer. Read More...
      City council is expected to have a Fire Department workshop to discuss the increases to the seperation in gaps.  The city council have tentatively scheduled a workshop on November 5th at City hall.  Fire FIghters have been on edge since the council has been split on this issue. Read More...
      Mission Firefighter Wins Latest Round In Fight for Cancer Treatment Coverage Denied by Texas Municipal League AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 8, 2018 – Mission firefighter Homer Salinas prevailed in a contested hearing to appeal the TML Intergovernmental Risk Pool’s denial of workers compensation insurance coverage for his kidney cancer treatment, the Texas State Association of Fire Fighters (TSAFF) announced today. Ruling that Salinas “sustained a compensable injury, in the form of an occupational disease,” Texas Department of Insurance Administrative Law Judge Julio Gomez, Jr. ordered the insurer to pay for the denied coverage of medical care. The City of Mission has not announced whether it will appeal the ruling. Salinas said, “This ruling is a great step forward, but our fight is not over. We must ensure that no sick Texas firefighters will be forced to fight both cancer and insurance red tape. My family and I are grateful for the support of the Mission community and of firefighters around Texas.” Read More...
      Mission Dive team performed their regular monthy training.  This particular training is advancing our divers skills with obstacles they may encounter in the water.  Divers are always ready when natural disasters occur or when its a rescue mission.  These types of incidents may occur at anytime and our divers are fully prepared.



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