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MEDIA ALERT: TEXAS A&M FOREST SERVICE TO CELEBRATE THE RELEASE OF DISNEY’S PLANES 2: FIRE & RESCUE AT LOCAL THEATER

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WHO: Texas A&M Forest Service

 

WHAT: TFS will host a free event showcasing wildland firefighting equipment in conjunction with the release of Disney’s Planes: Fire & Rescue. TFS personnel and wildland firefighters will be on scene to explain the importance of preventing wildfires. Two fire engines and two dozers will be on display and Smokey Bear will be in attendance.     

 

WHEN: Friday, July 18, 2014; 4 – 6 p.m.

 

WHERE: Premiere Cinema, 950 N Earl Rudder FWY, Bryan, TX 77802

 

WHY: Disney’s Planes: Fire & Rescue, the comedy-adventure follows a crew of firefighting aircraft who are tasked with protecting the historic Piston Peak National Park from wildfire, highlights the work of the forest service. With the movie opening this weekend TFS wants to give movie theater visitors a chance to meet real wildland fighters and learn about the importance of protecting the state’s natural resources.

QUESTIONS/ DAY OF CONTACT:
Texas A&M Forest Service Communications
979-255-0591, newsmedia@tfs.tamu.edu      

ONSITE MEDIA CONTACT:
Shawn Whitley, Program Coordinator
979-777-1790, swhitley@tfs.tamu.edu  

Don Hannemann, Emergency Operations Center Coordinator
dhannemann@tfs.tamu

                                               

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