roast for Brown
benefit hog roast will be held Saturday, Sept. 15 at the
North Platte High School, hosted by the Dearborn Area
Fire Protection District in honor of volunteer firefighter
Brown lost his life in the line of duty on Saturday,
June 2, when the tanker truck he was riding in overturned
while en route to a mutual aid call from the Edgerton-Trimble
Fire Protection District.
Brown is survived by his wife Tammy and five children.
The benefit will help support the children and assist
with the cost of a memorial to be placed at the Dearborn
The fun filled evening of Sept. 15, begins at 4 p.m.
and will last until 10:30 p.m. In addition to the hog
roast there will be a kids fair, live music, professional
wrestling donated by the National Wrestling Alliance and
will conclude with a fireworks display.
A trust fund has also been established by the DAFPD to
ensure the educational needs of the children. Donations
can be made to the Travis Brown Trust, c/o Platte Valley
Bank, P.O. Box 26, Dearborn, Mo., 64439.