WHITEHOUSE, Texas (KETK) – Today, KETK said thanks to the Whitehouse Fire Department for their continuous service to their small town.
Sandwiches and cookies were donated to both the Hallsville Police and Fire Departments for a free lunch.
Chief Johnson spoke about the history of the department and how the unit is one big family.
“We are a tight-knit family here… we have a lot of different personalities but we’ve got a really diverse background, expertise, and knowledge… and it’s been great because it has made us who we are.”
At the end of the year, $5,000 will be awarded to a random sheriff’s office, police department, or fire department for their service. This will be thanks to a donation from Peters Chevrolet Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat.