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Public invited to firefighting demonstration at Brayton Fire Field on July 24

7/18/2013 12:00 AM

COLLEGE STATION, TX - The public is invited to a firefighting demonstration on July 24, sponsored by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) in conjunction with its 84th Annual Municipal Fire Training School at the Brayton Fire Training Field in College Station.

Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and a children's fire-awareness class begins at 7:00 p.m. Following the awareness class, TEEX instructors will explain and demonstrate techniques used to extinguish fires on several full-scale, live-fire training props. Demonstrations will begin at approximately 7:30 p.m.

This year’s school, held July 21-26, is TEEX's 84th summer Municipal Fire Training School, and the largest school of its kind in the world. More than 2,500 firefighters and guest instructors are expected to participate. The school is hosted by TEEX in conjunction with the State Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas.

Location:

1595 Nuclear Science Rd.
College Station, TX 77843

Parking: Free and open to the public

Weather: In case of inclement weather, monitor the TEEX Facebook page for updates at www.facebook.com/teexfans .

Contact Information

Kathy Fraser

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications

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