Submitted by Stephen Ewing

Joaquin VFD Responds to House Fire

March 1, 2020 - At 2:05 pm Sunday afternoon, March 1, the Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a structure fire on County Road 3340 near the intersection of FM 2787. Firefighters from Joaquin VFD along with automatic mutual aid units from Desoto Fire District #1 arrived at 2:10 to find a single story wood frame home with heavy fire showing from three sides. Firefighters were able to stop the fire from spreading to the two bedrooms on the opposite end of the house, preserving some of the contents of those rooms.

Joaquin VFD Chili Supper, Political Rally, Cake Auction

January 31, 2020 - The Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department will host a political rally fundraiser on Saturday, February 1st at the Joaquin ISD Cafeteria.

Beginning at 6pm, guests can enjoy a bowl of homemade chili with crackers and a drink for $5. At the same time, they will have the opportunity to meet and visit with many of the candidates on the Shelby County Precinct 3 ballot for the March Primary.

Joaquin VFD Annual Spring Fundraiser

May 3, 2019 - The Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Spring Fundraiser on Saturday, May 4th.

Beginning at 11:00 a.m., BBQ plates with your choice of sliced beef or sausage will be available at the fire station for $8.00, including potato salad, beans and a soft drink. The evening events will begin earlier this year to include some added excitement. The annual Cake Walk will start at 4:00 p.m., featuring cakes, pies and cookies from some of the area’s best bakers.

Joaquin VFD Responds to Mobile Home Fire

March 24, 2019 - At 1:55 a.m. on Sunday, March 24th, the Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 104 Marshall Street.

Firefighters arrived to find a single wide mobile home fully involved. The homeowner awoke to find the fire and safely escaped. The mobile home and it’s contents were a total loss.

Fire department units returned to the station at 4:00 a.m. 

Joaquin 2018 District 11-2A All District Selections

December 20, 2018 - Joaquin 2018 District 11-2A All District Selections

Special Teams POY - Jesus Bravo (Jr)
Offensive New Comer of the year - Logan Harper
Utility POY - Ian Shahan (Jr.)

1st Team Offense
Running Back - Connor Bragg (Jr)
Tight End - Lorenzo Lane (Jr)
Center - Ryland Miller (Sr.)
Guard - Jesus Bravo (Jr.)
Tackle - PJ Salone
Punter - Tre Burns (Sr.)


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