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Hog roast for Brown
by Jalana Robinson
Landmark reporter

A 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 Travis Brown.

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 Fire Station.

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.