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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Victoria Fire Department employees donate gifts to local families

Firefighters stand in front of parked fire engine with wrapped gifts arranged across the front.

PHOTO #1: Victoria Fire Department Station One employees, from left, firefighter/EMT Spencer Craig, fire medic Zachary Negron, Lieutenant Robert Bayer, firefighter/EMT David Willis, Lieutenant Allen Carroll, Battalion Chief Jeffery Cowan, fire medic Devon Lyssy, firefighter/EMT Caleb Lemke and EMS Captain Dustin Ferguson pose with gifts Dec. 14 before they are delivered to a family the station adopted through a partnership with VISD Kidz Connection. The six fire stations and the Fire Administration Building each adopted a different family, providing clothes, hygiene items and other necessities as well as toys and games for the family to enjoy together.

Man wearing Texas flag face covering places wrapped boxes in a truck bed next to a basketball hoop.PHOTO #2: Victoria Fire Department Lieutenant Allen Carroll places wrapped gifts in the bed of a Victoria Fire Department truck Dec. 14 along with a basketball hoop and other items that were donated to a family Station One adopted through a partnership with VISD Kidz Connection. Employees across each of the station’s three shifts donated clothes, hygiene items and other necessities as well as toys and games.

Man places gift bag in truck backseat alongside stacked gift boxes, bags and a basketball.PHOTO #3: Victoria Fire Department fire medic Zachary Negron helps to load gifts into the back seat of a Victoria Fire Department truck Dec. 14 before they are delivered to a family the station adopted through a partnership with VISD Kidz Connection. Each of the six fire stations and the Fire Administration Building adopted a family.

Three boys wearing face coverings open wrapped and bagged Christmas gifts in a living room.PHOTO #4: Children from the family adopted by the Victoria Fire Department’s Station One open gifts that were delivered to them by fire department employees Dec. 14.

Firefighters and residents, including a young boy with a bike, pose in front of a fire engine.PHOTO #5: Victoria Fire Department Station One employees pose for a group photo with the family they adopted through a partnership with VISD Kidz Connection. Station employees delivered gifts to the family Dec. 14.