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Coupland Volunteer Fire Department Chili Supper Today at 5 PM!

Coupland Fire Dept Logo

Submitted by Susan Garry:

The Coupland Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 28th annual chili supper fundraiser this evening in the Coupland Fire Station.  Serving will begin at 5 p.m. and goes until the chili runs out, with dine in or take out.  Chili comes in mild, medium, and hot and is offered for donations.  Desserts are also available.




  • Coupland Volunteer Fire Department Fundraiser at the Dancehall on Friday!

    Coupland Fire Dept LogoBarbara Worthy, co-owner of the Old Coupland Inn & Dancehall, reports that the Coupland Volunteer Fire Department and the Inn & Dancehall are hosting a fundraiser on Friday, October 3, at the Dancehall.  Festivities will begin at 6 p.m. with a great barbecue buffet including brisket, chicken, pulled pork, potato salad, cole slaw, and beans.  Kenny Orts and his Band will perform beginning at 8:30 p.m.

    Barbara says, “We will be raffling a 48” big screen TV that night, and we have tickets available at the restaurant. Let’s show our support for the Coupland VFD by supporting this event for a donation of $20 per person, which includes a great meal and a wonderful evening of entertainment.”  The price for the meal only is $10, and the price for the dance only is $10.  Food will be served until it is gone.

    (Submitted by Jennifer Dollins.)




  • Fire Department Fundraiser at the Dancehall on October 3rd

    Submitted by Barbara Worthy:

    Coupland Fire Dept LogoThe Coupland Volunteer Fire Department and the Coupland Inn & Dancehall are
    hosting a fundraising event on Friday, October 3rd at the Coupland
    Dancehall.

    Festivities will begin at 6:00 PM with a great barbecue buffet (chicken,
    pulled pork, potato salad, beans, cold slaw) in the Dancehall.

    Kenny Orts and his Band will begin performing at 8:30 PM.

    Let’s show our support for the Coupland VFD by supporting this activity for
    a donation of $20 per person which includes a great meal and a wonderful
    evening of entertainment.




  • Coupland Fire Department Gets New Foam Equipment

    CVFD Foam Unit

    Submitted by Karl Hines, Wildland Urban Interface Specialist, Texas A&M Forest Service:

    From Texas A & M Forest Service Communications — July 23, 2014

    Coupland VFD adds new foam unit to equipment with grant from Texas A&M Forest Service

    COUPLAND, Texas – With the most recent addition to Coupland Volunteer Fire Department’s emergency equipment, a new slip-on unit purchased with help from a grant administered by the Texas A&M Forest Service,  the department will have several new capabilities.

    CVFD received a grant in the amount of $26,775 from TFS to help pay for the new slip-on unit. “We were in need of a better skid unit than what we had, and we did not have access to a CAF unit within our department,” CVFD Fire Chief Tracy Gardner said. “Just having the compressed air foam already this year has been amazing.”

    TFS passes approximately $12.8 million along to volunteer fire departments across the state every year, helping them purchase equipment to better protect lives and property.

    Regional Fire Coordinator Mark Wobus said CVFD is a department that takes great pride in themselves and their work, and that the new equipment will go to good use.  “This unit will be replacing an older unit on a cab chassis that they are keeping,” Wobus said. “It will increase their capabilities by going from just a water unit to having a unit that produces foam. It will increase their firefighting abilities tremendously by helping them knock out fires faster and keep them out.”

    To learn more about this program visit texasfd.com.




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    For a small town, a lot of unusual things seem to happen in Coupland. No, the Coupland Volunteer Fire Department has not opened a used truck lot because money is tight. And, no, this wasn’t a truck commercial. We already had one of those at the church recently. By the way, watch for Ford truck commercials on television and you will see St. Peter’s Church as a background for a wedding party on one shot. Also, a local celebrity was the subject of another commercial shoot earlier this week. More about that later.

    What you see here is a large number of Texas game warden trucks. They were having a training event and CVFD was simply sharing their space. You will notice that there is not a single poacher in sight. Coincidence? I think not.

    Stewart Dale Spencer