Fire, EMS agencies share messages of support in the aftermath of Texas tragedy
An outpouring of support from the first responder community follows the fatal shooting of 19 children and two teachers at a Uvalde elementary school
By Rachel Engel
UVALDE, Texas — Following Tuesday’s mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in which 19 children and two teachers were killed, first responder organizations shared their support on social media, focusing on the emotional impact on those who provided immediate assistance and the unimaginable horror facing the families of the victims.
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The Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department raised an American flag to half-mast to show support for the community.
Other fire departments and EMS agencies near and far shared their support for Uvalde via social media.
https://www.facebook.com/SANANTONIOFIREDEPARTMENT/posts/374886184674328 https://twitter.com/MedStarEMSInfo/status/1529252014647128067 https://twitter.com/EMSISD/status/1529259750050996224 https://www.facebook.com/concanfiredepartment/posts/379902720822013 https://www.facebook.com/kerrvillefiredepartment/posts/154269393782544 https://www.facebook.com/ccemstx/posts/5249867765074975 https://twitter.com/ArlingtonVaFD/status/1529244288990814210 https://twitter.com/cyfairfd/status/1529208584533610496 https://twitter.com/stpfd4/status/1529485780313329666?s=20&t=TIwONtD57cmdtZmQxFgnlw https://twitter.com/AlamoCityEM/status/1529326468983029761?s=20&t=TIwONtD57cmdtZmQxFgnlw
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