Firefighters from Vail, Manilla and Dow City assisted the Denison Fire Department in fighting a rural structure fire on April 5 at 2:30 a.m. Photo by Jim Clark, DVFD.

May 1-2, 2021: SFM – Training Division Incident Safety Officer Course, Columbus Fire Dept., 4630 Howard Boulevard, Columbus.

     May 2, 2021: Central District School, Huron.

     The 26th Annual Iowa Firefighters Memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at the Memorial site in Coralville.  Address for the site: 1 Russell Slade Blvd.

     New Hampton Fire Department 1st Assistant Chief Nick Jurgensen is shown looking over a controlled burn they performed for an individual in their fire district. The photo was taken by New Hampton Fire Chief Toby Schwickerwath.

                  Current and past officers of the Iowa Firefighters Association are pictured at the IFA Mid-Year meeting held April 17 in West Des Moines.

     An accidental fire in the roof of a BNSF facility in Alliance left millions in estimated damage over the weekend.

     Doty Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of visible flames accompanied by high winds on Mar. 29, 2021 at 9:21 a.m. Firefighters arrived and found a fast-moving ground fire in extreme fire danger conditions as a wildland-urban interface incident. Firefighters immediately called for a three-alarm response.

Firefighters from Vail, Manilla and Dow City assisted the Denison Fire Department in fighting a rural structure fire on April 5 at 2:30 a.m. Photo by Jim Clark, DVFD.

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Wildfire

     Interior Volunteer Fire Department and the Bureau of Indian Affairs - Forestry & Wildland Fire Management - Pine Ridge Agency, are currently responding to wildland, approximately 20 acres

Heartbreaking month

     This has been a heart-breaking past month. In July we lost two South Dakota Firefighters to motor vehicle accidents. Blake Williams with Piedmont and Scott Thompson with Estelline.

Crete Fire

     At 12:10 p.m. on June 22, Crete Fire and Rescue was dispatched to a confirmed structure fire at 6521 Leealan Ln.

Renewal time

     Welcome to the August issue of the Nebraska Firefighter. I am hopeful that your department is processing your renewal membership to the NSVFA.

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