Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

April 4, 2014

New Captain

Mineral Wells Index

— Tuesday Benthall pins a captain's badge on her husband, Mineral Wells firefighter Dusty Benthall, during a promotion ceremony on Thursday at the Steve Perdue Training Center. The badge and a red captain's helmet were presented by Fire Chief Mike Pool. Benthall said he wanted to be a firefighter all his life. "It's all I've ever known. I was raised in the volunteer service." He and his father and grandfather all served with the Tin Top VFD. He has served with the Minerals Wells Fire Department for six years and has served with paid fire departments for a total of 12 years.