Midland, Texas/June 1, 2023-The Midland Fire Department held their annual water rescue and drowning prevention campaign. First responders trained in several different types of rescue techniques. 

(Aaron Cox, Battalion Chief-Midland Fire Department-Midland, Texas) 

Downing death is the number one cause of children under 5. It is estimated that 4 to 8 thousand people die from drowning annually in the United States. 

(Aaron Cox, Battalion Chief-Midland Fire Department-Midland, Texas) 

The Midland Fire Department reminds families to learn CPR and learn how to swim to help prevent downing accidents. 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera 

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(071622A)-MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE POPSICLE FAMILY EVENT

Midland, Texas/July 16, 2022-The Midland Soup Kitchen Ministries hosted the Midland County Sheriff’s Office Ice Cream and Popsicle Family Event. 

Children enjoyed tasty frozen treats and played in the jumpers and cooled off sliding down the water slide. 

(Sheriff David Criner, Midland County Sheriff’s Office-MIdland, Texas) 

The Midland Police Department, The Midland Fire Department, the Midland County Sheriff’s Office and The Texas Department of Public Safety showed off protective and tactical gear, hardware and tactical vehicles. 

(Sgt. Stephen Blanco, Safety Education and Media Communications-West Texas Region) 

The Midland County Sheriff’s Office and other local law enforcement agencies are being pro-active bridging the gap, between law enforcement and the community. 

(Sheriff David Criner, Midland County Sheriff’s Office-MIdland, Texas) 

Follow the Midland County Sheriff’s Office on Facebook for upcoming community events. 

For DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, Danny Barrera 

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(052522)-MIDLAND F.D. ANNUAL WATER SAFETY TRAINING DAY

Odessa, Texas/May 23, 2022-The Midland Fire Department held their annual Water Safety Training Day at Doug Russell Pool on Monday, May 23rd . Midland Firefighter trained on various lifesaving techniques such as drowning prevention, treatment of drowning patients, and swift water rescue 

(Aaron Cox, Battalion Chief-Midland Fire Department-Midland, Texas) 

During the late spring and summer months, severe weather can cause major flooding in low lying areas. Midland firefights prepare through this type of water training. 

(Aaron Cox, Battalion Chief-Midland Fire Department-Midland, Texas) 

The Midland Fire Department recommends residents to learn CPR by contacting the Midland YMCA AT 432-682-2552 and at the American Red Cross at 432-523-2267. 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera.