Saturday, October 28th - At app. 13:45, Tarkington VFD was dispatched to rescue a camper trapped by rising waters off of CR301N. TVFD responded with Unit 502, Booster 55 with Unit 503 and one firefighter, Rescue 51 with one firefighter, and Booster 52 with two firefighters. Dayton VFD was dispatched to bring a boat to assist in the rescue.
Tuesday, October 23rd - At app. 19:55, TVFD was dispatched to mutual aid Cleveland VFD with a structure fire on CR3812. TVFD responded with Tanker 57 with two firefighters. Splendora VFD was also called to assist with the fire.
Wednesday, October 18th - Att app. 18:30, Tarkington VFD was dispatched to rescue a woman and her children from a minivan that had stalled in the floodwaters on FM163 in front of the Tarkington schools. TVFD responded with Unit 502 and Booster 52 with Unit 503 and one firefighter. It soon became apparent that this would be just the first of many, as requests began to pour in from other individuals and families trapped in their homes. River Plantation Fire Department was contacted to bring in a rescue boat, arriving around 20:30. Over the course of the night, several other families would be evacuated from their homes. TVFD members were on hand at the fire station until after 3:00 on the 19th to respond to any potential emergency.
Sunday, October 15th - At app. 18:00, TVFD was dispatched to a report of a tree across the road on SH321 just north of FM1008. TVFD responded with Unit 502 and Booster 55 with two firefighters.
Saturday, October 14th - At app. 1:20, Tarkington First Responders were called to 5-year old male have difficulty breathing on CR2298. TVFD responded Rescue 51 with two medics and a firefighter.
At app. 14:50, Tarkington First Responders were called to CR2321 for a 50-year old female have a chest pains. TVFD responders Rescue 51 with one medic and a firefighter.
Friday, October 13th - At app. 9:40, Tarkington First Responders were called to Goat Road (CR234) for a 80-year old male having possible seizures. TVFD responded with Rescue 51 with one medic.
Tuesday, October 10th - At app. 5:40, Tarkington First Responders were called to FM163 for a report of a diabetic seizure. TVFD responded with Rescue 51 with Unit 501. Lifting assistance was needed, so a second tone went out, bringing Unit 502 and Unit 511.
Monday, October 9th - At app. 4:30, TVFD was dispatched to a report of a MVA on SH321 near Rural Shade Road (CR2274). TVFD responded with Unit 501 and Rescue 51 with Unit 502 and two firefighters to find a car had ran off the road, striking a highway sign.
Sunday, October 8th - At app. 14:50, Tarkington firefighters were dispatched to a report of a brush fire on CR2185. TVFD responded with Unit 502, Unit 504, and Engine 54 with Unit 503 and two firefighters, but were disregarded prior to going on location.
At app. 19:15, TVFD was dispatched to a report of a MVA on Oak Shade Road (CR2212). TVFD responded with TVFD responded with Unit 501, Unit 502, Engine 54 with five firefighters, and Rescue 51 with Unit 503 and one firefighter to find a single-vehicle rollover that required extrication. Cleveland Fire Department was also dispatched to the call and set up an LZ at Cleveland Airport to transport the driver.