Feb. 1, 2019: Zearing Fire Department Sandwich Day, Dakins Community Center, Main Street, Zearing, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., BBQ pork sandwich, potato salad, beans, coleslaw, dessert, and drink, $5 per person, take outs available. Matching funds by Modern Woodmen of American Society.

     Montrose Fire Department responded to a house fire on Christmas Eve. The fire was caused by a candle left burning in a bedroom. The mother and father and three children escaped unharmed. When firefighters arrived flames were coming out of a window.

     Nick Nisius has been an honorary member of the Janesville Fire Department since May of 2017. Nick is 26 and has Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy. Nick is a pretty popular guy and holds a special place in the hearts of the firefighters.

Beautiful memorial built and given to the family of Past Fire Chief Jerry Meyer by Top Quality Construction and Cabinetry of Sheldon, IA.

     With the recent loss of one of our brothers in the line of duty I want to spend some time reflecting rather than writing my normal training drill this month. The past twelve months have been very hard for many departments within the state. Not only with the tragic loss of Lt.

     Three local fire departments were called to battle a fire in a Hosmer structure on Nov. 9. The machine shop fire was reported at 11:13 p.m. with Hosmer, Roscoe and Bowdle Fire Departments responding. The Bowdle Ambulance was also on hand to assist firefighters who worked all night in bitter cold and ice conditions.

     Yankton and Crofton Fire Departments were called to a pickup versus semi tractor trailer at the Highway 81 and 121 intersection on Jan 5 at 11:50 a.m. The pickup was struck by the semi and both came to rest in the east ditch. A rural Crofton man driving the pickup was quickly extricated but was pronounced dead shortly after.

Beautiful memorial built and given to the family of Past Fire Chief Jerry Meyer by Top Quality Construction and Cabinetry of Sheldon, IA.

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     Nick Nisius has been an honorary member of the Janesville Fire Department since May of 2017. Nick is 26 and has Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy.

Beautiful memorial built and given to the family of Past Fire Chief Jerry Meyer by Top Quality Construction and Cabinetry of Sheldon, IA.

Fallen Hero’s

     With the recent loss of one of our brothers in the line of duty I want to spend some time reflecting rather than writing my normal training drill this month.

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