7/29/2005 12:00 AM
COLLEGE STATION – State Rep. Jim Keffer was recognized by the State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association and the Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) for his tireless efforts on behalf of Texas firefighters during a special presentation Wednesday, July 27, as part of the 76th Annual Texas Municipal Fire Training School.
Helen Johnson, executive director of the State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association, presented a plaque to Rep. Keffer, who serves District 60 and the counties of Brown, Eastland, Hood, Palo Pinto, Shackelford and Stephens.
The Texas Municipal Fire Training School is conducted each year by TEEX, a member of The Texas A&M University System, at the Brayton Fire Training Field in College Station. More than 2,400 firefighters from throughout Texas and 11 states, and 480 guest instructors are attending the July 25-29 school, which is sponsored by the State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association.
TEEX offers hands-on, customized training, exercises, technical assistance and technology transfer services impacting Texas and beyond. TEEX programs include fire, homeland security, law enforcement, public works, safety and health, search and rescue and technology transfer.
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