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TPWD News Release — Aug. 8, 2005

TPWD Game Warden Field Notes

The following are excerpts from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports.

Heroic Effort – A Madison County Game Warden was traveling east on State Highway 30 in eastern Brazos County recently and as he neared the Navasota River he observed a vehicle on fire off in a field near the highway. A subject was walking around the van acting strange. The warden tried to talk him away from the van. The subject avoided the warden. The subject kept saying he was going to kill himself as he circled the burning van. The subject suddenly jumped into the burning van through the opened side door. The warden rushed to the open door, grabbed the subject’s leg and pulled him from the burning van. The subject was suffering from severe burns to his head, chest, arms and legs. The warden was not injured.

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Helping Hands – Garza County Game Warden Benjie Smith, along with the Post Masonic Lodge organized a Kidfish event in Post. Approximately 65 children from foster homes in the Lubbock area participated. The kids enjoyed a morning of fishing and a hot dog lunch. Other game wardens attending were Andy Carr, Brent Satsky, Mel Reed, Randy Bullard, Ted Davey and Captain Rick Gully.