Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic the Iowa Firefighters Memorial Committee has decided that it is in everyone’s best interest to cancel

this year’s service and have it in conjunction with the 2021 Memorial Service in Coralville, Iowa on June 13, 2021.

 

Live fire training at Pennington County, SD

     Apr. 2-3, 2020: Preparation for Initial Company Operations (NFA) Course, Dubuque.

     Apr. 16-17, 2020: Leadership in Supervision: Frameworks to Success (NFA) Course, at Fire Service Training Bureau.

A massive fire erupted on Feb. 27 at Michael’s Foods west of Bloomfield, destroying one of the barns and killing 400,000 chickens. The facility produces eggs. The fire was so intense that a National Weather Service satellite detected the heat from 22,236 miles above the earth.

A ladder truck sprays water onto the burning roof of The Vault building in downtown Hot Springs at around 10:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 17. See more photos and story inside this issue. Photo by Brett Nachtigall, Publisher of the Fall River County Herald-Star.

     A report of smoke in The Vault building in downtown Hot Springs was first called in at around 8:30 p.m., this past Monday night, Feb. 17.

To make a difference in someone’s life, you don’t need to do the extraordinary … you simply need to care!

     The Oberlin fire station was filled with firefighters from around the area, repre­sentatives of Pheasants Forever and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, for wild land fire training on Saturday.

Live fire training at Pennington County, SD
A ladder truck sprays water onto the burning roof of The Vault building in downtown Hot Springs at around 10:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 17. See more photos and story inside this issue. Photo by Brett Nachtigall, Publisher of the Fall River County Herald-Star.

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Thank you Manchester!

     I would like to begin by thanking Chief Mike Ryan, the Manchester Fire Department, the Delaware County Fairgrounds and the good citizens of Manchester and Delaware County for making this 141

Rollover accident

A two-vehicle accident in Bellwood Saturday evening, Aug. 31, resulted in four injuries. The accident occurred around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 64 and Esplanade Street.

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