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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...

2018 Recap – Thank You to Our Supporters

Monday, December 10, 2018 Friends of TEXSAR, 2018 was another year of tremendous growth and development for TEXSAR. On the heels of Hurricane Harvey in 2017, TEXSAR was able take much of the donated monies from Harvey and use them to increase our team capabilities, such as additional high clearance vehicles, digital communication equipment, a mobile command trailer, as well as much needed training, including “Rescue Boat Operator” and “Lost Person Behavior”. 2018...

2019 Board of Directors

Congratulations to the 2019 Board of Directors We are thrilled to announce the newly elected 2019 Board of Directors. The impact you will have on TEXSAR in 2019 and for the future will be incredible. We look forward to working with all of you. Our biggest thanks to the 2018 Board of Directors who graciously served and continued to push TEXSAR forward – thank you for your commitment and dedication! ...

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