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Kyle Fire Department cancels Santa rides this year
By Megan Wehring
KYLE — Santa will not be making his appearance on a fire truck this year in Kyle.
The Kyle Fire Department (KFD) will not be conducting its neighborhood Santa rides this year because of staffing issues, increased overtime hours and burnout. This will be the second year in a row that KFD can not do the rides.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has put a huge strain on staffing for our department this fiscal year,” KFD wrote in a Facebook post on Monday, “and the sad fact...