Tuesday, April 3rd - At app. 21:30, Tarkington VFD was dispatched to a report of a MVA on SH321 app. 3/4 mile north of SH105. TVFD responded with Unit 501, Engine 51 with Unit 503 and three firefighters, Booster 51 with Unit 502 and one firefighter, Squad 51 with Unit 505 and one firefighter, and Engine 52 with Unit 504 and three firefighters to find a head-on collision involving a semi-truck and a pick-up with two fatalities and two critically injured. The two injured were transported by City of Cleveland EMS to Cleveland Regional Medical Center. Cleveland VFD and Cypress Lakes VFD were called for mutual aid on the lengthy and difficult extrication.
Monday, April 2nd - At app. 9:00, Tarkington firefighters were dispatched to a report of a MVA on SH321 at CR304. TVFD responded with Engine 51 with Unit 501 and one firefighter and Squad 51 with one firefighter.
At app. 9:50 and while units were still on the first accident scene, TVFD was dispatched to a report of a MVA on SH105 at CR2239. TVFD responded with Booster 51 with Unit 508 and one firefighter.
Sunday, April 1st - At app. 14:00, TVFD was dispatched to assist North Liberty County VFD with a <../A HREF="definitions.htm">MVA on FM787 at the Trinity River. TVFD responded with Unit 501, Squad 51 with two EMTs, and Engine 51 with Unit 502, Unit 503, Unit 504, and two firefighters to find two vehicles in a head-on collision with one fatality and another victim that was taken by LifeFlight to a Houston-area trauma center from a LZ set up adjacent to the accident scene.
At app. 16:15, Tarkington First Responders were dispatched to a report of a 80-year old female not breathing on CR2316. TVFD responded with Unit 501, Squad 51 with two EMTs, and Engine 51 with Unit 503, Unit 504, and three firefighters.
At app. 20:30, TVFD was dispatched to a report of a MVA on SH321 between SH105 and FM163. TVFD responded with Unit 501, Unit 518, Engine 51 with Unit 502, Unit 503, and two firefighters, and Booster 51 with Unit 504 to find two vehicles involved with minor injuries.