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Smithwick man loses relative in West explosion, lends hand to community

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR WEST — After a devastating blast at a fertilizer company April 17 that officials believe killed several members of the West Volunteer Fire Department, Smithwick resident Jeff Sellers’ thoughts went to a cousin, William Uptmor, who he and others simply called “Buck”. (more…)

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Smithwick resident and fire truck aficionado Jeff Sellers shows off a 1981 GMC 6000 tanker he restored to working order. Though it’s part of his ‘collection,’ Sellers, a member of the Marble Falls Area Volunteer Fire Department, uses the truck to respond to brush and grass fires in the Smithwick area. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Smithwick man collects and restores fire trucks for fun and emergencies

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR SMITHWICK —  The problem with many collections is the items just sit there, something to be looked at but never touched. Jeff Sellers takes a different approach with his “collectibles.” (more…)

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