LCRA and Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative representatives present a $12,000 grant to Caldwell County Emergency Services District No. 3 to buy new rescue equipment. The grant is part of LCRA’s Community Development Partnership Program. Pictured, from left to right, are: Cole Jackson, Martindale Volunteer Fire Department firefighter; Drew Schulle, Martindale VFD firefighter; Milton Shaw, Bluebonnet board director; Joyce Buckner, Bluebonnet representative; Lori A. Berger, LCRA Board member; Richard Salmon, Caldwell Emergency Services District No. 3 vice president; Bill Hamilton, Caldwell Emergency Services District No. 3 secretary; Randy Bunker, Martindale mayor; and Rick Arnic, LCRA governmental affairs representative. PHOTO COURTESY OF LCRA
MARTINDALE – Caldwell County Emergency Services District No. 3 will buy additional medical and rescue equipment with a $12,000 community development grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority and Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative.
The grant will enable the district to purchase a thermal imaging camera, medical bags and water rescue bags. The emergency services district, now in its second year, is a funding resource for emergency response organizations that serve Caldwell County.