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Wayne Knight
Kingsville volunteers celebrate record-breaking year
Kingsville volunteers celebrate record-breaking year

It was a record-breaking year for Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company in 2011, and members celebrated saving lives and property at their annual banquet Saturday night. Kingsville volunteers responded to more calls in 2011 than ever: 2,345 – 1,105 fire calls and 1,245 EMS calls. "It is only through support, dedication and the cooperation of our membership that Kingsville Volunteer fire company has been able to support the increase in our call volume and maintain our exceptional response rate," Michael Berna, fire captain 2011, wrote in the evening's program. An example, he said, was during Hurricane Irene when 62 volunteers staffed the station and all the...