Video by Darlene Shaw and Whitchurch Stouffville's Fire Prevention Officer Jennifer Cooper
The Red Cross is teaming up with the Lawton Fire Department to install smoke alarms and provide fire safety education to these residents. We're taking 100 registrations for installation on October 17. Help spread the word! Lawton Home Fire Campaign
• Homes without a properly working smoke detector is a priorty to the City of Lawton. To Register:
Provide name, address, and contact information.
Posted: Dec 12, 2014 4:04 PM PST Updated: Dec 12, 2014 4:46 PM PST By Derek Hendy, Internet Content Director
LAWTON, Okla._'Tis the season to spread holiday cheer and Lawton firefighters were out in full force doing their part.
Friday, a team of firefighters stood outside of the Walmart on Northwest 67th Street and Quanah Parker Trailway, lending a hand to the Salvation Army. Read More...
Sun, 11/30/2014 - 10:45pm Scott Rains The Lawton Constitution
The bell ringing on the old 1929 American LaFrance fire truck sang songs of the spirit of the season and spread good cheer over Lawton Sunday afternoon. Read More...
The Salt Cellar, a local Christian bookstore, will partner with the Lawton Firefighter Association to host Christmas for Kids, a local toy drive, starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the store.
Organized by James Schneider of the Lawton Fire Department, the drive will collect new toys for local children in need for Christmas. Read More...
Lawton firefighters are third of state bagpipes-and-drums honor band
Sun, 10/05/2014 - 4:24am Malinda Rust. Lawton Constitution
Lawton Fire Department Capt. Mark Schucker steps out into the sunlight of the basketball court at Fire Station No. 2. Instead of an orange ball, he's grasping a set of bagpipes under his arm.
Firefighter Drew Young and Lt. Read More...
LAWTON, Okla._More than 30 area firefighters will join others from across the state on Saturday to honor the firefighters who did not make it out the World Trade Center on September 11th.
The third annual OKC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb will have Texoma firefighters in full gear, climbing 110 flights of stairs to represent the height of the World Trade Center. Read More...
Article by KSWO
Aug 09 2014
LAWTON, Okla._Lawton firefighters test each and every fire hydrant in town on a yearly basis to ensure they are all in working order.
Fire hydrants around Lawton have been spewing out water and at times even flooding streets. While it may cause some residents to be alarmed, the fire department says there is no need to worry. Read More...
Article by The Lawton Constitution
Lawton's public safety personnel say it's years past time to upgrade facilities that can't meet the technology needs of today's police and fire departments.
Not to mention that those facilities are falling apart at the seams.
The sales tax extension has $68.63 million designated for public safety, including $39. Read More...
City parks benefit from weekly fire truck testing
Sun, 06/22/2014 - 3:00am Kim McConnell
Lawton firefighters are keeping an eye on the environment as they test their fire trucks, and city parks are benefiting.
The Lawton Fire Department has begun moving its apparatus to city parks on Saturdays when firefighters conduct their weekly tests, because of the water involved. Read More...
Article by KSWO
May 10th 2014
LAWTON, Okla._ The annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive took place in communities around southwest Oklahoma, including Lawton where residents donated thousands of pounds of food.
All of the donations will be split between the Oklahoma Regional Food Bank and the local chapter of the Salvation Army. Read More...
Article by KSWO
Aug 23rd 2014
LAWTON, Okla._The Lawton Coalition of Bikers had their annual Toy Run Poker Run fundraiser on Saturday at the Wind River Harley-Davidson in Lawton.
For close to twenty years, the Lawton Coalition of Bikers has gotten together in August to raise money to donate to the Lawton Fire Department and the Lawton Food Bank. The course took them through Marlow, Elgin, and Cache. Read More...