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									                               Articles of Incorporation
                                           Of
                         Hudson Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.


 We, the undersigned natural persons of the age of eighteen (18) years or more, at least
two of whom are citizens of the State of Texas, acting as incorporators of a corporation
under the Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act, do hereby adopt the following Articles of
Incorporation for such corporation:


                                        Article One

 The name of the corporation is Hudson Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.

                                        Article Two

 The corporation is a non-profit corporation.

                                       Article Three

 The period of its duration is perpetual.

                                        Article Four

 The purpose for which the corporation is organized are:

 1. To acquire, operate and maintain fire fighting, rescue and other emergency
    equipment necessary for the preservation of life and the protection of property from
    and during fire or other emergencies within the area of its operation in Angelina
    County, Texas.
 2. To teach, educate and train citizens of said area in the art of the prevention and
    fighting of fires.
 3. To provide rescue and various other emergency services in the event of catastrophe,
    illness and accident.
 4. To raise the funds essential to the successful operation thereof.
                                        Article Five

 The street address of the initial registered office of the corporation is Route 5, Box 174,
Lufkin, Texas, and the name of its initial registered agent at such address is L.B. Smith.

                                         Article Six

 The number of directors constituting the initial board of directors of the corporation is
three, and the names and addresses of the persons who are to serve as the initial directors
are:

    Name                                                 Address

 L.B. Smith                                   Route 5, Box 174 Lufkin, Texas 75901
 Helen L. Counts                              Route 4, Box 833 CC, Lufkin, Texas 75901
 Hayne E. Daniel                              Route 5, Box 175, Lufkin, Texas 75901


                                       Article Seven

 The name and street address of each incorporator is:

    Name                                                  Address

 L.B. Smith                                    Route 5, Box 174, Lufkin, Texas 75901
 Helen L. Counts                               Route 4, Box 833 CC, Lufkin, Texas 75901
 Hayne E. Daniel                               Route 5, Box 175, Lufkin, Texas 75901


                                        Article Eight

 Upon the dissolution of the corporation, the board of directors shall, after paying or
making provision for payment of all the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of all the
assets of the corporation exclusively for the stated purpose of the corporation that will
insure continued fire protection and prevention in the area of this organization.

 IN WHITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunto set our hands, this 3rd day of February,
1975.

_____________________         ____________________              ______________________
L.B. Smith                    Helen L. Counts                   Hayne E. Daniel

								
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