It is with a heavy heart that Bear Lake Township Fire And EMS asks for your support of the decimated West VFD in Texas.
The State Firemen’s & Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas reports:
4/19 9:30am – We have received information from our representatives on site that West VFD has lost 3 vehicles (2 Engines and 1 Tender) in the explosion.
4/19 8am – We are now hearing that there is a total of 11 firefighters who died in the line of duty in the West, TX explosion. (4 of the firefighters were serving in an EMS capacity). Also, 11 firefighters in the hospital. Basically, the West VFD is without 2/3 or their members at this point.
4/19 – People interested in donating to go toward helping the West VFD please click the here and indicate “WEST VFD Relief Fund” in your donation comments. 100% of your donation will go back to the West VFD. For General Donations just indicate “VFD Assistance”. Your Donations are 100% tax deductible and goes to our 501c3 organization.