Menchaca steps into Nyssa fire chief slot

By Pat Caldwell
The Enterprise
NYSSA – To Eric Menchaca, fire is alive.
“It doesn’t care how old you are or your race. It is going to burn and it will hurt you,” Menchaca, 34, said.
For the past 12 years, as a member of the Nyssa Volunteer Fire Department, Menchaca learned about the destruction a blaze can inflict on grassland, property and people.
Menchaca conveys his experience in a low-key way . . .

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