Commerce Fire Department Power Outage Causes Highway Closure, Sparks Fire in Commerce By Daniel Starks • Aug 14, 2012 Daniel Starks / KETR After a transformer blew near Commerce Hardware, a section of Loop 178/Culver St. was closed due to a live power line across the road. Former Bonham Fire Captain to Serve as Interim Commerce Fire Chief By Scott Harvey • Jul 20, 2012 North Texas E-News COMMERCE - Jack Berni will lead the Commerce Fire Department over the next several months until a full-time chief is appointed. Commerce loses services of fire chief By Scott Harvey • Jun 19, 2012 Scott Harvey / KETR COMMERCE - Fire Chief Brian McNevin, who was hired in 2008, says he’s the finalist for the same job in another Texas city. On Tuesday, City Manager Marc Clayton indicated this was McNevin’s last council meeting. Firefighter grant approved, $732,500 awarded By Scott Harvey • Apr 22, 2011 COMMERCE – The Commerce Fire Department is awarded more than $732,000 in grant funding to develop a program to increase the level of volunteer firefighters. Commerce Fire Dept. receives $10,000 grant By Scott Harvey • Aug 13, 2009 COMMERCE – The Department of Homeland Security has awarded the Commerce Fire Department a grant worth more than $10,000 to help enhance public safety. Ladder truck has arrived! By Scott Harvey • Mar 10, 2009 COMMERCE – The Commerce Fire Department received its new ladder fire truck Friday, and hopes to have it fully operational within a couple weeks. New Commerce Fire Chief in first week on job By Scott Harvey • Jul 31, 2008 COMMERCE – The Commerce Fire Department welcomed its newest member to the city this week. Fire Chief Brian McNevin began his duties Monday.