Thank you to the McQueeney community and friends that took part in our Halloween Party and haunted house. Your participation and generous monetary support are sincerely appreciated!
Bring the kids in their favorite costume to the McQueeney Volunteer Fire Department in downtown McQueeney on October 29th and 30th from 5:30pm to 9:00pm for our 2nd Annual Spooky Party! We will have fun games and activities and treats for kids of all ages. Prepare for chills and thrills in our spooktacular haunted bay!
The event is free to the public. Donations are appreciated but not required.
Volunteers from the McQueeney Volunteer Fire Department, as well as a team of puppetmasters from Mexico, spent the day Friday (October 14th) at McQueeney Elementary School teaching the students about fire prevention and safety. The students, grades K-5, enjoyed the puppets and the demonstrations performed by the volunteers. The department also had several fire engines on display and showed the students the various tools and procedures used by the volunteers on calls.
The students also were reminded about the Haunted Fire House party that will be held 5:00-9:00 on Saturday the 29th and Sunday the 30th of October.
An impressive parade of fire trucks and McQueeney volunteers took part in the Altwein Lane National Night Out community party. The neighbors were grateful and awe struck by the fire department display and took comfort in learning the level of protection they enjoy.
Chief Wiedner addresses the Altwein Lane neighbors and county officialsLongtime volunteer Chuck Hoagland and his wife Cindy visit with Altwein Lane neighbors McQueeney volunteer Tanner Wilson shows off his engineering skills at the Lego table.
On Sunday, September 11, 2022, four McQueeney volunteers joined more than 500 other first responders to honor the 343 firefighters who had fallen during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on 9/11/2001. The first responders climbed the stairs in the Tower of the Americas in Hemisfair Plaza in San Antonio in full rescue gear twice, a height equal to 110 floors and exceeding the height of the Twin Towers that were destroyed in the attacks. Each participant carried a tag bearing the name of a firefighter who perished that day. Members from McQueeney included Chief Michael Wiedner, Assistant Chief Ray Salas, Firefighter/EMT Brant Wilhoit and Lt./EMT Jonathan Dominguez.
The McQueeney community came through once again, generously donating school supplies to the Communities in Schools Stuff the Bus program. Accepting the supplies collected at the McQueeney Fire Station is Rosa Linda de la Cerda, representing the Communities in Schools program. Marilyn Marshall, auxiliary member, delivers the donations.
McQueeney VFD Volunteers participated in the Seguin parade, monitored the fireworks show on Lake McQueeney, plus manned the fire station, providing 24 hour protection for the McQueeney community over the Independence Day weekend. McQueeney VFD Fire Chief Michael Wiedner would like to thank the community for entrusting the department with their safety and emergency needs. We are proud to serve McQueeney and the surrounding area.