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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Reducing arson at vacant and abandoned buildings during Arson Awareness Week May 6-10

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) has joined the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) in its effort to raise awareness of the problem of arson at abandoned or vacant properties. Abandoned or vacant properties have a negative impact on a community’s ...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Fire sprinkler helps save McKinney restaurant

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a kitchen fire at Thai Noodle Wave, 2775 S. Central Expy., shortly after the restaurant closed Sunday night. Firefighters arrived to find the fire extinguished by the kitchen hood fire suppression system and...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Fire sprinkler stops dryer fire from spreading

Dryer fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a report of fire in the laundry area of an apartment at the Rustic of McKinney at 2700 Northbrook Dr. this morning.

A resident had turned on their dryer, heard a loud noise and then saw sparks and flames comi...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2018

McKinney Fire Department honored for performing rare life-saving procedure

Fire Department honored

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) was honored today for performing an advanced skill that is usually only seen in hospital emergency rooms. On Feb. 25, MFD received a call about a person choking at a home. The Station 8 crew arrived to find the patient w...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2018

McKinney Fire Department’s Station #9 is open

Station 9

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is happy to announce that Station #9 is now open. It is located at 4900 Summit Dr. and will serve the Summit View Lake neighborhood and other communities in the northwest part of McKinney. Station #9 contains the latest ...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2018

McKinney Fire Department battles brushfire in Erwin Park

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) received several calls about a brush fire at Erwin Park, 4300 Country Road 1006. Crews arrived to find one to two acres on fire in the area around a pavilion. Visitors to the park were evacuated as a precaution. The depa...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2018

Fire sprinkler knocks down cooking fire

Sprinklers put out a cooking fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a water flow alarm at 3300 N. McDonald St. this afternoon. A cooking fire went out of control, but before it could spread, the fire sprinkler system kicked in. It took one sprinkler head to stop the fire.

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: February 26, 2018

McKinney Apartment fire stopped by sprinkler activation

Treymore grease fire

A man fell asleep shortly after starting to heat grease in a pan on Friday. He woke up to a fire and attempted to throw the flaming pan into the sink, but missed. Fortunately, the Treymore in McKinney Apartments on Wilson Creek Parkway have fire sprinkler...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2018

McKinney Fire Department conducts flood rescues

McKinney Fire Department tonight rescued four people from cars swept away by flooding in Towne Lake Park. Swift water rescue crews used a boat to bring two people to safety. Two others were able to walk out. There were no injuries.

Roads around the park ar...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: February 12, 2018

McKinney house fire causes severe damage

McKinney Fire Department on a ladder

Investigators from the McKinney Fire Department are determining the cause of a devastating house fire today. Firefighters were called to 6805 Gallatin St. around 10:30 a.m. after reports of a fire in the front part of the two-story house. No one was home ...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2018

McKinney fire sprinklers save the day – Again!

Apartment fire

Units from the McKinney Fire Department (MFD) and its’ investigators were called to an apartment building at 6150 Alma Rd. on Tuesday for a water flow alarm. A kitchen fire had broken out in a second floor unit. Fortunately, the fire had already been exti...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2018

McKinney Fire Department holds Dedication Ceremony for Station #9

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is growing towards the future. Today, firefighters, neighbors and city leaders were on hand for the dedication of Station #9. The city’s first new fire station in seven years, 4900 Summit View Dr., will serve c...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2018

The McKinney Fire Department McTown Klownz honored on the national stage

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) McTown Klownz have been educating children in the McKinney Independent School District and surrounding school districts about fire and burn safety for decades. Now Hoser, Siren, Bucky, Blaze, Plug, Mr. Sean and DJ Fuego ...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Fire sprinkler stops McKinney apartment fire

Firefighters were called to the Magnolia Ranch Apartments, 3191 Medical Center Dr., at 6:21 p.m. last night for a water flow alarm. They arrived to find that a cooking fire in the kitchen had been extinguished by an overhead fire sprinkler. The single spr...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2017

Sprinkler system prevents major damage to an apartment complex

Unattended cooking fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to an incident at 11:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Retreat at Stonebridge Ranch, 1920 Grassmere Lane, for an appliance fire and water flow alarm.

Upon arrival, first responders discovered there was a grease fire and the...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2017

McKinney Fire Department responds to two residential fires

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to multiple residential structure fires in the early morning Friday, Dec. 8.

One fire occurred at 2605 Woodlawn Rd. Police arrived on scene and woke a resident in time to exit the structure safely. Significant d...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Sprinkler system prevents major damage to Spring Creek Barbeque

Spring Creek BBQ Fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to an incident at 8 p.m. Nov. 30 at Spring Creek Barbeque, 1993 N. Central Expy, where first responders saw smoke and heard the fire alarm upon arrival.

An investigation revealed the fire sprinkler system had ac...

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Fire News Releases
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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