At 9:08 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19, Waterloo Fire Rescue was dispatched to a residential fire at 529 Hope Ave. Upon arrival firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the roof of the house. Firefighters found a fire that started in the basement and went up the chimney chase to the attic. Fire was found on multiple floors. An unresponsive resident was rescued from the house and taken to a local hospital where he later died. Photo by Larry Klodt.

   Nov. 4, 2023: Emergency Response To Electric Vehicles Class, Nevada Fire Department hosting. Classroom portion begins at 8 a.m. at Score Pavillion, 1543 Fawcette Pkwy., Nevada.

Nov. 4-5, 2023: Fire School, Grant County, KS, hosted by Grant County Fire Department.

   Mark your calendars for Jan. 27th & 28th, 2024. The 99th Annual Iowa State Fire School registration is open! Everyone reading is encouraged to take a moment to peruse the impressive lineup of classes organized by the Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau (IFSTB).

The Sherrill Fire Department had CFT bring their live burn trailer to do a class. Brought awesome experience to both “new” and experienced firefighters. Photo courtesy of Sherrill Fire Department.

On Sept. 28 at 2:54 p.m. the Red Oak Fire Department was dispatched to 2049 Fernwood Avenue for a reported fire in the outside stacks. Initial arriving fire crews reported active fire from the stack system. The aerial was deployed for immediate exterior suppression operations.

The NSVFA Board for 2023-24 is pictured at the NSVFA Annual Conference on Oct. 21 in Dakota City.

At 9:08 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19, Waterloo Fire Rescue was dispatched to a residential fire at 529 Hope Ave. Upon arrival firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the roof of the house. Firefighters found a fire that started in the basement and went up the chimney chase to the attic. Fire was found on multiple floors. An unresponsive resident was rescued from the house and taken to a local hospital where he later died. Photo by Larry Klodt.
Many houses have porch roofs that have direct access to one or more bedrooms. Get to the porch roof by ground ladder or aerial.  Conducting VEIS maybe a good alternative tactic for search.

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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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