Moonshiner Tim Smith tells BourbonBlog.com that he will honor the fallen fire fighters in West Texas Fire and EMS Department from the fertilizer plant tragedy by making the journey from Climax, Virginia to West, Texas.
Discovery Channel’s hit TV-Show Moonshiners star Tim Smith sets out to make a difference as Tim is also the the fire chief of Climax Fire Department in Climax, VA.
On Monday, Tim will embark on a fast paced whistle stop tour of the region between Climax, Virginia and West, Texas.
The intention of this tour is to collect monetary donations to be taken to these impacted families and departments.
Every bit of assistance that Tim can help raise now will go a long way now.
During the evening of Wednesday, April 17, 2013, the West Texas Fire and EMS Department was engaged in fighting an industrial fire at a local fertilizer plant.
During the firefighting operations, a massive explosion occurred that totally destroyed the plant and significantly damaged much of the town. As of the time of this story, there are reports of 14 fatalities, the majority of whom are Fire and EMS personnel, as well as over 200 individuals injured.
Along Tim’s journey, he will stop at The Denver, NC Fire Department on Monday, April 22. See details below and stay tuned to BourbonBlog.com for more updates!
Who: Moonshiner Tim Smith from the hit TV-Show Moonshiners
What: 1 Hour Meet & Greet As Well As Donation Collection
When: Monday, April 22, 2013 (4:00pm – 5:00pm)
Where: Denver Fire Department – Headquarters Station
3956 N. Highway 16
Denver, NC 28037