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Texas Town Marks Seventh Anniversary of Epic Explosion
Firefighters Adjust Training for Bush Funeral

Firefighters Adjust Training for Bush Funeral

Former President George H.W. Bush's funeral procession was a tragedy for the nation and played havoc with the planned schedule for the winter Hellfighter U fire training at the nearby Brayton Fire Training Field.

January 1, 2019

New Management Reopens Training Field in Beaumont

New Management Reopens Training Field in Beaumont

Despite being given up for dead by its previous lessee, the Beaumont Fire/Rescue Training Center is on track to reopen in late July, nearly a year since heavy flooding during Hurricane Harvey forced its closure.

July 1, 2018

Beaumont Closes Fire School Flooded by Harvey

Beaumont Closes Fire School Flooded by Harvey

The Beaumont Emergency Safety Training complex, a 70-acre Texas facility founded in 1966 that ranked as one of the country’s foremost industrial fire training schools, has closed after sustaining heavy flood damage from Hurricane Harvey.

January 1, 2018

Texas Volunteers Confront Uncertain Silo Situation
2017 TEEX Field Exercises

Hurricane Harvey and its Aftermath

Whoever plans for potential disasters considers the most severe possible outcome that can reasonably be projected. Unfortunately, the word "reasonably" cannot be applied to Harvey.

October 1, 2017

Brayton Fire Training Field's February Training

Brayton Fire Training Field's February Training

One fire training simulation at Brayton Fire Training Field in Texas in particular seemed to divide responders attending the Shell Oil Products and Motiva Enterprises corporate fire school held in February at the Brayton Fire Training Field in Texas.

April 1, 2017

Nonprofit Training Group Opens Texas Facility

Appropriate Behavior

Stop and ask if you are using the most relevant practices and the best tools at your disposal.

April 1, 2016

Waxahachie, Texas: Oct. 3, 2011
Pasadena, Texas: Oct. 23, 1989

Pasadena, Texas: Oct. 23, 1989

The name Pasadena remains most notably linked with a flowery New Year’s Day parade in California. If ever a disaster deserved sole rights to co-opt a community's name, it would be the explosion and fire that rocked the other Pasadena in October 1989.

September 1, 2009

Louisiana Refinery Brigade Trains at TEEX
Texas City, Texas: Nov. 3, 2003
Pearland, Texas: May 1, 2002

Pearland, Texas: May 1, 2002

Beyond the risk to life and property, a fire at a plant or refinery can have a long term impact of the economic welfare of the community. However, that doesn't change the basic equation of industrial fire fighting that no water means no fire protection.

July 1, 2003