CRESSON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Cresson Volunteer Fire Department shared some sad news on Facebook Monday night.
One of their firefighters died while trying to help put out the wildfires out west.READ MORE: Stolen Vehicle With Golden Retriever Recovered, Returned To Happy Owner In Grand Prairie
Here is what the fire department said:READ MORE: Texas 15-Year-Old Kills 3 Family Members, Shares On Social Media, Then Kills Himself
“A few weeks ago we told everyone that some of our firefighters were helping with wildfires in the western US. One of them updated her Facebook profile picture yesterday to show the terrain where she was working. A couple of hours ago we learned that today she lost her life on the fireground. Our department is numbed by the news and we are hurting.”
No other details have been released at this time.MORE NEWS: North Texas Wedding Planner Sentenced To 31 Months In Prison For $3.3M COVID-19 Relief Scheme
Cresson is about 25 miles southwest of Fort Worth