Events

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Halloween Community Event

Dusk – 9 p.m.

Children of all ages are invited to the Trophy Club Fire Station for an evening of fun and treats!

  • Candy, Popcorn and Fire Truck Tours!
  • Visit from Sparky*

We look forward to seeing you. Costumes encouraged.

*weather permitting

 

 

 

 

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Pictured L-R: Trophy Club Police Officer Kyle; Firefighter Brian Peters; Engineer Shawn Garrett; Firefighter Kalo Evans; Engineer Dusten Hards; Captain Donnie Hurd; Firefighter Steve Rusk; Captain Gary Sipes; Fire Steve Hawkins; Captain Shane Beck; Firefighter Ray Fitzgerald; Trophy Club Police Officer Chad; Denton County Commissioner Andy Eads; Councilman Jim Parrow

 

 9/11 Memorial Ceremony and Twin Tower Artifact Unveiling

Saturday, September 11, 2016, the Trophy Club Fire Department hosted the 9/11 Memorial Ceremony and Twin Tower Artifact Unveiling which commemorated the 15th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Thank you to all who attended and participated in the event.  The District and Fire Department extend their appreciation to the Port Authority of NY and NJ’s WTC Artifact Giveaway program for providing a piece of the flooring truss structure recovered from the World Trade Center site. Special thanks to Congressman Burgess’ office for its assistance, Councilman Jim Parrow, Jennifer McKnight, and the following additional speakers:

Fire Chief Rick Lasky
Pastor Jeff Brooks, Lake Cities Church of Christ
Tom Rutledge, Teague Nall & Perkins
Director Kevin Carr, President
Trophy Club Mayor Nick Sanders
Denton County Commissioner Andy Eads, Precinct 4
State Representative Giovanni Capriglione, District 98
U.S. Congressman Michael Burgess, 26th District of Texas

Visit the 9/11 Memorial Photo Gallery to view pictures from the event.

Visit the 9/11 Media Coverage page to view local media coverage of the event.

 

9/11 Memorial Planned

 

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s World Trade Center Artifact Giveaway Program notified Trophy Club Municipal Utility District No. 1 that it will receive a piece of flooring truss structure recovered from the World Trade Center site following the attacks of September 11, 2001. The District applied for the artifact on behalf of the Fire Department to incorporate in a 9/11 Memorial to be located at the site of the annual Patriot Day ceremony. The Fire Department has hosted a memorial ceremony on September 11th each year since moving into its new home in 2011.

We expect delivery of the artifact by the end of May 2016 and look forward to seeing it displayed at the Regular Board Meeting on June 21, 2016 so residents may view the artifact before construction begins. The District and Fire Department extend their appreciation to the Port Authority of NY and NJ’s WTC Artifact Giveaway program, Congressman Burgess’ office for its assistance, and Councilman Jim Parrow for his research into the program.

 

2016 High School Fire Camp  June 27th – July 1st

By Firefighter/Paramedic Brian Peters

What an amazing experience it was for the Byron Nelson H.S.  Fire Camp last week!  The 1st annual 2016 Fire Camp was held at the Trophy Club fire station and had 11 participants.  The week began with an inside look at all the apparatus and equipment the firefighters and paramedics use.  The students learned about all the different types of fire extinguishers and how to properly use them.

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On the second day, the students learned all about the bunker gear and breathing apparatus the firefighters use.  Once the students were educated on how to properly don the gear, their skills were tested in a man-made maze with a blackout mask to simulate a smoke-filled environment.  This is where it got real fun!  The students were run through the maze one at a time, following a fire hose line.  Once they were finished, they had to use their teamwork abilities to help the others make it through the maze.  These words don’t do justice, but the way the students came together and coached each other on was priceless!

On day three, the students learned how to do CPR and were able to acquire their certification in the process.  An air medical helicopter from PHI landed at the Trophy Club clock tower later in the day and the students got an up-close and personal tour of the aircraft.

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Day four was a blast because the students got to pound on an old, beat up, wrecked car.  The firefighters rolled out the “cool tools”, as they call them, and taught the students how to extricate a victim from a vehicle using the “Jaws of Life” and other tools of the trade.  They were fortunate this day that Mr. Restore donated two cases of water and one case of Gatorade.  The day was wrapped up by learning about the different types of rescue ropes used in the fire service and how to tie knots for different situations.

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Finally, on day five a private charter bus transported the students to the Tarrant County College Fire Academy located at the northwest campus.  The students got an inside look at the training facility and even got to see a little fire action!  A few of the students who are interested in a career in the fire service had the opportunity to ask important questions about how to apply for the fire academy and what their next steps should be.  After arriving back at the fire station, each student was presented with a certificate of completion and awarded with a pizza party.

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Thank you to all the students who participated.  It was a very successful fire camp and the Trophy Club Fire Department can’t wait for next year’s camp.  Please stay tuned after the first of the year for next year’s fire camp dates.