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First responder training session was big success
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Editor,

The Texas Department of Public Safety, in conjunction with the Goliad County Volunteer Fire Department, conducted a training session on Traffic Crash Evidence Preservation and Emergency Vehicle Operations at the Julie Wimberly Building on July 14.

A huge thanks to Trooper Anthony Flores of DPS-San Antonio for his well-received presentation. The topics included, but were not limited to emergency response, securing the motor vehicles at the crash site, preserving evidence at the crash site, clearing the crash site and laws and regulations that pertain to emergency first responders.

Trooper Oscar Garcia Jr. and Trooper Ruben San Miguel realize the importance of offering such training to Goliad County’s emergency first responders and invited all first responders of Goliad, Schroeder, Ander-Weser, Weesatche and Fannin volunteer fire departments, Goliad County Sheriff’s Office and EMS.

They would like to thank Goliad Volunteer Fire Department Chief Alonzo Morales, Schroeder Volunteer Fire Department Chief Larry Ormsby, Fannin Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mike Wilkinson and Ander-Weser Volunteer Fire Department Chief Cory Edwards and their stations’ volunteers for their attendance and participation.

Also, thank you to EMS personnel who attended for their presence and support.

We appreciate all of you and rank you as the best first responders in the state of Texas and again want to thank you for all you do for Goliad County.

DPS has plans to continue future trainings and looks forward to increased interest and attendance growth with each session.

Trooper Garcia and Trooper San Miguel would like to say thank you to Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Steve Kennedy and Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Susan Moore for taking the time to attend and speak and also they wish to extend their thanks to Goliad County Attorney Rob Baiamonte for his guidance and assistance in the training preparation.

A barbecue dinner was provided by Trooper Garcia and Trooper San Miguel.

A special thanks to Mr. Danny Nelson, who prepared and donated the mouth watering brisket and also to Rajesh Bhakta of Antlers Inn for providing all the ice. We are very grateful to you both for your generosity.

Trooper Garcia and Trooper San Miguel would like to thank everyone who came together and made the training such a success.

Kori Hencerling, Goliad
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