The McQueeney Volunteer Fire Department elected new officers on Monday, May 6th. The new officers include:
Fire Chief: Tim Bogisch
Assistant Fire Chief: Ray A. Salas, Jr.
President: Jawad Sheikh
Vice President: Larry Allen
Secretary: Skye Murphy
Treasurer: Matthew Juliar
Chaplain: Pastor Jim Craver
Director: Brian Soefje
County Commissioner, Precinct 4, Judy Cope, installs McQueeney Volunteer Fire Department newly elected officers
Newly elected president, Jawad Sheikh, addresses the department
Chief Tim Bogisch presents Assistant Chief helmet to newly elected Assistant Chief, Ray Salas, Jr.
Chuck Hoagland, longtime member of the McQueeney Volunteer Fire Department has tendered his retirement as Assistant Fire Chief. Hoagland has worked with a number of volunteer fire departments since the early 1960’s, and has spent the last 40 years in various capacities with the McQueeney VFD. He plans to remain active with the department, still responding to medical calls. The department extends profound gratitude for his many years of service as he transfers his Assistant Chief position to the newly elected Assistant Chief, Ray Salas, Jr.
Hoagland transfers Assistant Fire Chief badge to Ray Salas, Jr.
Three McQueeney VFD firefighters and one rescue truck were dispatched at 6:45 a.m. Thursday for a 3 vehicle major multivehicle accident at the intersection of F.M. 78 and F.M. 725. Firefighters found the intersection blocked and evaluated 5 occupants for injury. One of the five occupants was transported by Seguin EMS to GRMC in Seguin. The others suffered only minor injuries. The roadway was reopened at about 7:30 a.m.
On Thursday, March 21st, the McQueeney Volunteer Fire Department received a call at 6:54 p.m. and responded to a multivehicle accident in front of the McQueeney Gun Club on F.M. 725. One engine, one rescue truck, one command vehicle and 6 firefighters responded to the call. The driver of the vehicle depicted in the photograph below was airlifted to University Hospital in San Antonio. The other driver declined treatment. The department also remediated a fuel spill from the second vehicle. The scene was cleared by 7:52.
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