Big Country fire department heats up weekend with chili fundraiser


ABILENE, Texas - The View Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a chili fundraiser on Saturday.

Proceeds will help the department maintain its fire trucks and buy protective equipment.

"This equipment enables us to serve you better and protect our firefighters," the department said in a news release.

The fundraiser is from 12-2 p.m. at the Precinct 1 Barn located at 151 Arrington Road in Abilene.

The menu includes chili, cowboy stew, cornbread, desserts, tea and water.

"Your support helps us to serve the citizens of View and central Taylor County."

If you cannot make the fundraiser on Saturday, donations can be mailed to: View Fire Department, 108 Grand, Abilene, TX 79606

For more information, call 325-690-9465 or go to