Posted on: October 10, 2017

McKinney Fire Department provides Halloween safety tips

Halloween Safety

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) has prepared safety tips for families to heed during the Halloween holiday. Halloween is a fun and spooky time of year for kids. Make trick-or-treating safe for your little ones with a few easy safety tips provided below...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Haunted Houses, Scare Houses or Haunted Mazes need Permits to Operate

Haunted House Permits

Halloween is around the corner and the McKinney Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) is ready to make sure everyone is safe during the spooky, thrilling season. It is also time to remind everyone that a permit is required for any special community, school or local...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Smoke Alarms do their job and alert resident of fire in the home

Midway St. fire damage

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a single story residential structure fire Oct. 3 at 1705 W. Midway Street just before 11:30 a.m. A Juvenile at the residence was awakened by the sound of the smoke alarms going off and was able to exit the home,...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Sprinkler system prevents major damage to Collin County Animal Shelter

Collin County Animal Shelter structure fire

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to an incident Sept. 28 at The Collin County Animal Shelter, 4750 Community Ave, just after 5:00 p.m. First responders upon arrival noted the fire alarm was sounding and strobes activated. The investigation reveale...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Residential fire in McKinney results in substantial damage

Willow Springs

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a single story residential structure fire Sept. 29 at 3405 Willow Springs Dr. just before 1:30 p.m. The homeowner stated he was standing outside when he noticed smoke coming from a window in the back of the resi...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

McKinney Firefighters take to the streets for Fill the Boot

Fill the Boot

Firefighters from the McKinney Fire Department will take to the streets with boots in hand to collect donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Fill-the-Boot campaign.

Collections will take place at the intersections listed below from 9 a.m. t...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

McKinney Fire Department’s McTown Klownz return to teach fire safety in local schools

McTown Klowns

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is dedicated to sharing important life safety messages with children in McKinney Independent School District and surrounding school districts. This year marks the 24th season the McTown Klownz troupe, a group of active M...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Sprinkler system prevents major damage to McKinney apartment complex

Apartment fire

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to an incident Sept. 4 at The Mansions McKinney Apartments, 6600 McKinney Ranch Pkwy. First responders quickly discovered the fire sprinkler system had activated and extinguished the grease fire in the apartment ki...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Residential fire in McKinney results in substantial damage

fire

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded just after midnight to a two-story single residential structure fire Aug. 13 at 1300 Pecos Trail. Home owners began to smell smoke coming from the attic after hearing and feeling a loud lightning strike. The family...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

McKinney Fire Department warns of fake solar eclipse glasses

McKinney Fire Department warns of fake solar eclipse glasses

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) along with the U.S. Fire Administration encourages residents to beware of fake solar eclipse glasses being sold at many retailers. Millions of Americans will watch the solar eclipse on Aug. 21 and have already purchased ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

McKinney Fire Department sends Smokey the Bear a happy birthday wish

Smokey the Bear

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is wishing a happy birthday to fire service icon Smokey the Bear for his 73rd birthday on Aug. 9. Smokey the Bear began his career in 1944 with a slogan, “Only you can prevent forest fires,” and has since been working ha...

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

McKinney Fire Department hosts international intern from Poland

Firefighter Intern from Poland

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is hosting Officer Cadet Michal Zugaj from the Main School of Fire Service in Warsaw, Poland, who is part of a prestigious international program that provides Polish fire officer candidates the opportunity to experience ...Read on...

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