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Blaze consumes home near New Berlin; body found

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A fire Jan. 21 in the New Berlin area near the Wilson/Guadalupe county line has left a two-story log home in the 2000 block of F.M. 539 a total loss. According to Guadalupe County Fire Marshal Patrick Pinder, fire departments were dispatched to the home at 1:49 p.m. Friday. The home was fully engulfed when they arrived. Responding personnel were […]

New Berlin VFD loses life-saving equipment in burglary

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A burglary of the New Berlin Volunteer Fire Department’s station on F.M. 467 has people in Guadalupe County scratching their heads. Among the expensive items taken in the burglary was lifesaving equipment, including “jaws of life” tools used to extricate people trapped in motor vehicles. Only first responders are expected to have use for such equipment, which generally is available […]