Globe Manufacturing is one of several companies donating gear to the Heart of Pines (Texas) Volunteer Fire Department as part of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition on Dec. 3, 2012 at 8 p.m. EST. In late 2010, Heart of the Pines, Texas, volunteers fought one of the most devastating wildfire outbreaks in Texas history — dubbed the Bastrop wildfires. It destroyed 1,600 homes, including the local firehouse. Two people were killed, and 20 of the 24 volunteer firefighters lost their homes while fighting the fire. All of the volunteer firehouse's gear was destroyed. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition built a new home for two of the firefighters who lived next door to the fire station. The show also rebuilt the fire station and replaced all of the turnout gear, with a donation from totaling more than $50,000.