brings to life the people, places and events that shaped the agency for the
past 100 years.
enter the exhibit, they walk into a forest setting and are taken back to the
agency’s humble beginnings—with those first six patrolmen on horseback. They’ll
have the opportunity to learn about early fire detection and extinguishing
methods, and can follow along the walls of the exhibit to see how TFS evolved
throughout the century.
attendees gathered to help the agency celebrate the opening of the exhibit with
a reception held in the museum’s rotunda. Special guest speakers included
Chancellor John Sharp, who has seen first-hand the work TFS carries out to
protect the people and natural resources of Texas.
agency’s director Tom G. Boggus, who has led the agency through many incidents,
including the devastating wildfires of 2011, spoke at the event.
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