August 2016

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Firefighter Preston Muston is the newest member of the department after joining us in April of this year.  He was volunteering with the Rockdale Volunteer Firefighter Department before coming to Taylor and continues to assist there in his time off.  Preston and his wife stay busy with a 7 year old daughter and the newest addition to their family, a 3 month old son.  He also enjoys outdoor activities that include hunting, river fishing, and water skiing.

July 2016

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Sacheen Yates graduated from the City of Taylor Citizen’s Fire Academy in 2014 and is a founding member of the Taylor Fire Department Rehab Support Team eventually becoming head of the team. She grew up around fire trucks and loved spending time with her beloved grandfather, a 42-year member of a fire department in upstate New York. She enjoys spending time kayaking, cycling and working on her 1930’s home in Taylor. Sacheen is proud of her volunteer service working with hospice patients, homeless children and Habitat for Humanity. Her time as an elementary school mentor/tutor has been the most fun, the most fulfilling and the most challenging of all her passions. 

June 2016

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Richard Thompson has been with the department since October and is enthusiastically living out his lifelong dream to become a firefighter.  He's been married for 6 years and has a 2 1/2 year old son.  In his spare time he likes to restore old cars and spend time outdoors camping.  Richard is also an avid gamer.

May 2016

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Firefighter Nolan Grimm joined the department last year and will be honored in a Pinning Ceremony next month with two fellow firefighters.  He completed his required training through the College Station Fire Academy (TEEX).  He enjoys bow and bass fishing in his time off.  Nolan is from West, Texas and still continues to commute from there - and yes, he is a big kolache fan!

April 2016

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Trent Pokorny was hired last year and is our youngest firefighter.  Next month he will be one of three firefighters to end his probationary period with the department and be honored in a Pinning Ceremony.  Trent enjoys spending time outdoors hunting and fishing.  He also enjoys working on old cars and is currently refurbishing a '67 Chevelle and an '82 Chevy truck.

March 2016

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Lieutenant Brandon Sanders has been with the department for 17 years and proudly served on the Apparatus Committee that helped build the new engine that was purchased this year.  He has a green belt in karate and is an avid water skier. He also enjoys entering the annual Firefighter Games held in July in the archery division.  Brandon has two children and is married to Joanna, a fellow City employee with the police department. 

February 2016

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Engineer Harry Robertson started his firefighting career 14 years ago when he joined the department after previously working at Williamson County Juvenile Services.  When he's off-duty, he enjoys hunting deer and hogs in the Hill Country and south Texas and is passionate about golf.  He's been married to his lovely wife Lisa for 20 years and they have 2 children, Logan and Kaylee.  

January 2016

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Nathan Olson will be celebrating his first year with the department next month.  He worked diligently for over 3 years to achieve his goal of becoming a firefighter and is proud to serve Taylor.  He previously worked as an electrician and still currently holds a license in this field. He has been married for 11 years and is the father of 2 girls. He enjoys attending their cheerleading events and his hobbies include hiking and other outdoor activities.