Fire School at Utica, Kansas

     Dec. 6-7, 2019: Iowa Society of Fire Service Instructors Annual Meeting, Prairie Meadows Event and Conference Center, Altoona.

Dec. 6, 2019: Mocktails with a Twist of Restraint, 2019, 6:30-8 p.m., at Coffea, 2328 S. Louise Ave., Sioux Falls, Don’t drink and drive / buckle up.

     The annual States Networking meeting was held Nov. 2 in Des Moines. Pictured in front from left to right are: Jason Barrick, IA; Terry Ford, IL; John Swan, IL; Chuck Raska, IA; Barry Keunkel, WI; and Nick Riley, IA.

     Often as a new firefighter, members are curious as to where they will fit in. They joined because they wanted to help people and make a difference. They are anxious to participate in fire and rescue activities. It is often a surprise to them with the amount of training they will need.

     This is the time of year people start thinking about year-end charitable donations. Don’t forget about YOUR Nebraska Firefighters Museum & Education Center and Nebraska Firefighters & EMS Memorial. The Nebraska Firefighters Foundation, parent to the Museum & Memorial, is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation.

     On Sunday, Oct. 6 the Arnold Volunteer Fire Department held a live fire training at 709 Woodland Drive in Arnold.  The house is owned by Dave and Sally Hildebrandt.

Fire departments from Viborg, Hurley, and Centerville responded to a barn fire at the Tim Flint farm of rural Viborg. Flint was working in a field nearby when he saw smoke coming from the farm place. He immediately called 911 on his way back to the farm.

Fire School at Utica, Kansas

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Coralville Fire Chief Dave Stannard took this evening photo of the Iowa Firefighters Memorial after a recent snow.

IFA Memorial

The 20th Annual Memorial Service will be held Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Firefighters Memorial in Coralville (Exit 242 off Interstate 80).


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