Badlands fire school
On September 24, Martin Volunteer Fire Department Hosted the 2022 Badlands Fire School in Martin. Five classes were offered for the day. Badlands Fire District Meeting was also held along with District Elections. There was a good turnout of personnel in attendance for the training that was offered. Training classes that were offered this year were Heavy Extrication, SCBA Confidence Course, Wildland S-131 and two classroom classes. Election results: Badlands District Director, Jason Monsterd; President, Chris O’Bryan; Eastern District Director, Ethan Fernau; Central District Director, Keith Lavery; and Western District Director, Patty Bader. Submitted by Patty Bader, Martin VFD Assistant Chief, Martin VFD Secretary.