Monday, May 29th- At app. 12:00, Tarkington firefighters were dispatched to mutual aid Cleveland Fire Department with a structure fire on Craig Street. TVFD responded with Unit 501, Tanker 57 with Unit 502 and Unit 508 on board, and Rescue 51 with Unit 504 and one firefighter on board.
Saturday, May 27th- At app. 9:00, Cleveland and Tarkington Fire Departments were dispatched to mutual aid Plum Grove VFD with a structure fire on CR347. TVFD responded with Tanker 57 with Unit 502 and Unit 503 on board and Engine 53 with Unit 505 and one firefighter on board. Tanker 57 was assigned to shuttle water, while Engine 53 was assigned to back-in to Cleveland Station 2 and stand-by to cover both Cleveland and Tarkington in case of another call. Splendora was also called to assist with the fire.
At app. 18:35, TVFD was dispatched to a reported forest fire on FM1008 app. 4 miles east of SH321. Tarkington responded with Unit 503, Booster 55 with Unit 504 and one firefighter on board, and Tanker 57 with two firefighters to find app. 4 acres and app. 10-15 junked cars on fire. Mutual aid was requested from Kenefick, Cleveland, Dayton, Hardin, Cypress Lakes, Splendora, and Hwy 321 fire departments, as well as a dozer from the Texas Forest Service and Liberty County EMS.