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ALERT: Texarkana Texas Fire Department phony calls

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The Texarkana, Texas Fire Department has received numerous calls recently regarding phone solicitation for monetary donations. Apparently someone is able to make it appear that the calls are coming from the Fire Department. The majority of people receiving the calls are not from this area.

The Fire Department wants to make sure everyone knows that the Texarkana, Texas Fire Department does not solicit donations for the department itself and will never call to solicit in any manner.

The department has only two organizations that they assist with fundraising and those are the Muscular Dystrophy Association and their local Shop with a Cop and Firefighter program. When fundraising is being done for these two organizations, it will always be in person by a uniformed or readily identifiable member of the department.

If you are ever in question about someone asking for donations on behalf of the fire department please contact them at (903)798-3994.

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