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Crime Timeline: What we know about the death of San Antonio firefighter Greg Garza

00:00  16 october  2019
00:00  16 october  2019 Source:

Firefighters battle 6,000-acre blaze in Colorado

  Firefighters battle 6,000-acre blaze in Colorado Firefighters in Colorado are battling the Decker Fire affecting communities near Salida, a city located 142 miles south of Denver. Low humidity and wind gusts are causing problems for the 730 people working on the Decker Fire, according to the Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team's Facebook page.Although fire activity was fairly minimal Friday, the change in weather conditions Saturday could change things, Decker Fire information officer Jonathan Ashford told CNN."A lot of what we're seeing in terms of spread depends on how that wind lines up with the topography," Ashford said.

The San Antonio Fire Department volunteered for the federal study with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, or NIOSH, to look at The report gives a detailed timeline of events leading to Deem's death and the tactics used by SAFD crews to battle the massive fire , which was

Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement following confirmation that a fire in San Antonio has resulted in the death of firefighter Scott Deem “Those who put their lives on the line to serve others deserve our deepest respect, and we can never say thank you enough. In the days to come, we ask

The San Antonio Fire Department is mourning the loss or Greg Garza, who died Tuesday morning while responding to an incident at the Comfort Suites located at 505 Live Oak.

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Garza was struck as he exited his fire apparatus, according to SAFD. Garza was transferred to a local hospital, where he later died.
“Greg Garza was a happy individual that loved being a Firefighter. He was a gentle giant; every time you saw Greg, you saw a smile on his face. I knew and I loved Greg Garza," SAFD Fire Chief Charles Hood said of Garza.

Priscilla Aguirre is a breaking news reporter and general assignment writer. Read her on our breaking news site,, and on our subscriber site, | | @CillaAguirre

San Antonio man considered habitual DWI offender on trial for murder .
A San Antonio man with a record of multiple drunken driving convictions is on trial, accused of murder in the death of a motorcyclist in 2018. Jurors are expected to begin hearing testimony Tuesday in the murder trial of Ricky Cantu. He was 57 when he was arrested and charged with murder in the death of Rudy Borrego, 51. According to a police report, Borrego was traveling in the westbound lane around 7 p.m. Feb. 24, 2018, in the 2100 block of South Laredo Street when Cantu’s vehicle attempted to make a left-hand turn from the eastbound lane into a parking lot when they collided.On ExpressNews.

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