Tag Archive: Fire Marshal

Jun 18 2014

Smith County Fire Marshal sworn in

Jay Brooks stepped into the role of Smith County Fire Marshal Tuesday morning, after being sworn into office by County Judge Joel Baker in the Smith County Commissioners Court. Brooks, 38, previously served as a Lindale police officer and is a former Assistant Fire Marshal for the County. He was selected for the post after …

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May 07 2013

Don’t hang it up: Landlines create a lifeline for rural Texans

The past few decades have been one of breathtaking change in telephone communications technology. Nowadays, we Texans are able to connect with family, friends and business associates via traditional landline telephones, and through video, voice and data communications delivered over integrated wireline and wireless networks. Despite this remarkable leap in technology, universally available landline phone …

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Oct 06 2011

County extends burn ban

The current burn ban in Smith County was extended for 90 days by the Smith County Commissioners Court during a regular meeting Tuesday morning. Smith County Fire Marshal Jim Seaton recommended the burn ban’s extension due to continuing extreme drought conditions and the likelihood of a severe winter fire season. “We are expecting the severity …

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