City rides out winter storm

by | Feb 25, 2021 | Latest

Sachse city officials said they were pleased with the city’s response to last week’s winter storm when several Tex­ans lost power and water.

Fire-Rescue Chief Marty Wade the department didn’t see a big increase in medical calls and that there were sur­prisingly few motor accidents, he attributes this to the frigid temperatures keeping residents indoors.

The fire chief said the big­gest increase in workload came from calls for frozen and bro­ken water pipes. Fire-rescue also responded to two structure fires caused by residents im­properly trying to thaw frozen pipes.

Wade said that, overall, he was happy with the city’s re­sponse saying that before the freeze. According to Wade, Public Works employees worked hard before the storm to ensure pumps wouldn’t freeze.

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By Dustin Butler[email protected]

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