Pat Barrett of TEEX Passes Away

Pat Barrett, champion of the Texas fire service and advocate of firefighter safety and education, died Saturday, April 3, at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston after collapsing at an event in League City on Wednesday. Barrett, 57, was associate director of the Emergency Services Training Institute, a division of the Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), which operates the world-renowned Brayton Fire Training Field in College Station, Texas. He also served as a member of the Executive Board of Directors for the State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas.Barrett was honored by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents with the prestigious Reg...

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