(Dallas, TX) The Guns & Hoses Foundation of North Texas has activated its Survivors Fund in response to the death of Dallas Fire Department Captain, Kenneth Harris. Captain Harris was killed in the explosion that rocked West, TX on Wednesday, April 17th.
Captain Harris, a resident of West, was helping fight the blaze caused by the explosion at the fertilizer plant when he and several other firefighters were reported missing. Harris was not a volunteer firefighter for West, but responded when he heard the news of the explosion Wednesday night.
Captain Harris was a 30 year veteran with the Dallas Fire Department and was stationed at Fire Station 30. He is survived by his wife and three sons.
The Guns & Hoses Foundation of North Texas dedicates 100% of all donations to the Survivor’s Fund to the dependents of law enforcement officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty.
The Guns & Hoses Foundation of North Texas counts on the support of the community to continue to serve the families of Officers and Firefighters lost in the line of duty.
To make a donation, please click on the link to the right.
GUNS and HOSES Foundation of North Texas is a nonprofit 501(c)3 foundation primarily committed to providing support and financial assistance to families of fallen firefighters and police officers, who have lost their lives performing their duty.
We also raise funds to benefit at-risk youth programs within our communities, and donate designated funds to additional children's charities within the North Texas area.
GUNS and HOSES Foundation of North Texas was founded in 2002, and is proficiently managed by a 7-member Board of Directors who administer the organization and approve financial-support awards.