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CITGO Supports TEXSAR with a new vehicle

Supporting TEXSAR’s efforts to proactively and consistently respond to statewide calls for support, CITGO recently donated funds to outfit a new dually flatbed truck that will be used to transport and stage critical staff and equipment to support vital missions. Additionally, the funds will provide TEXSAR with multiple trailers, an ATV and additional supplies necessary for training and deployment. “We are humbled by this significant contribution and are proud to welcome CITGO into the TEXSAR family. Donations from supporters like CITGO...

2nd Annual Clay Pigeon Pachanga

A huge thanks to everyone who came out and made the 2nd Annual Clay Pigeon Pachanga a huge success! Thank you to our gracious hosts, Texas Disposal Systems, and our presenting sponsor, Shiner Beers. This year we doubled our shooter participants and teams from last year and raised nearly three times the funds with a whopping total of $10,000! Thank you to everyone that made that happen! Congratulations to our 2019 Winners! Top Team – Dripping Springs High School Shooting Team 1st Place Individual –...

TEXSAR Deploys to Hays County Flooding

Press Release For Immediate Release: TEXSAR Deploys to Hays County Flooding Dripping Springs, Tx, May 3rd, 2019 – In response to the rising floodwaters in Hays County, Texas Search and Rescue (TEXSAR) deployed a team at the request of the Hays County Office of Emergency Management on May 3rd, 2019. Hays County requested TEXSAR’s Flood and Swiftwater Team, Rescue Boat Operators, Rescue Boats, and High Water Clearance Vehicles. TEXSAR worked alongside the first responders of Hays County...

TEXSAR’s 15th Birthday

TEXSAR got it’s start in 2004 when several incredible individuals came together to start a volunteer Search and Rescue team. They saw the need for local support and felt called to be a part of that. With careers stretching to all ends of the spectrum these individuals created a dynamic team. The team evolved over time and eventually in 2011 officially became TEXSAR.  In the last 15 years TEXSAR has evolved into one of the largest volunteer Search and Rescue...

Five Ways to Prepare for the New Year

You should add Emergency Preparedness to your 2019 New Year’s Resolution. Disaster can strike at any moment, have you done everything to prepare you and your family? Here are FIVE simple ways your family can be prepared for 2019: 1) Check your smoke detector batteries. Be sure they are working properly. 2) Check your first aid kit, is there anything that needs to be replaced or is expired? Here are some additional items to consider for your emergency preparedness kit. 3) Check...

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