• October 1, 2020

Odessa American: Fire And Rescue

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Child passenger safety week

The Fire Marshal’s Division is reminding the public that this week is Child Passenger Safety Week.

  • icon Posted: September 22

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White suspended for 2 days

Odessa Fire Rescue Chief John Alvarez said during a phone interview Thursday that he recommended OFR Assistant Chief Joey White be suspended for two days without pay for making controversial comments on Facebook.

1:19 pm | See more

Man dead after setting himself on fire

A man was reportedly found dead Wednesday afternoon after firefighters responded to a structure fire in the 1900 block of North Hancock Avenue.

Updated: 12:35 pm | See more

Plasma donations from recovered COVID-19 patients needed

MIDLAND Vitalant has launched a program to treat COVID-19 patients with blood plasma donated by people who have recovered from the diseases, according to a press release Thursday.

4:11 pm | See more

Odessa Forum, City honor first responders

More than 50 first responders packed into the lobby of the Odessa Police Department during the Odessa Forum’s annual Law Enforcement and Appreciation day on Friday morning.

3:11 pm | See more

New firefighters receive OFR badges

More than 50 people attended the OFR badge pinning ceremony for eight new firefighters Monday at 1:30 p.m. in the Central Fire Station truck room.

4:52 pm | See more

Fire injures homeowner

Odessa Fire Rescue Units and the Fire Marshals Division responded to a structure fire located at 1413 Rosewood at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

6:26 pm | See more

OFR firefighter hospitalized after chemical fire in north Odessa

An Odessa Fire Rescue firefighter was hospitalized after a chemical fire in north Odessa.

4:43 pm | See more

City reaching out as cold finally hits

Odessa’s Director of Communications Devin Sanchez shared the fire marshal’s suggestions for keeping homes both warm and safe as winter finally arrives in Odessa this week.

4:05 pm | See more

OFR lists safety tips for Halloween

The Odessa Fire Rescue Fire Marshal’s Division has detailed seven safety tips when celebrating Halloween.

1:28 pm | See more

OFR, OPD welcome trick or treaters

Odessa Fire Rescue and Odessa Police Department will be hosting an event for trick or treaters at the OFR Central Fire Station.

2:49 pm | See more

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