While teaching a recent Firefighter One program I heard one of my students say something that made me smile. “Let’s break something”. These words are spoken as a true firefighter would use them. Certainly, we don’t want to damage a person’s property and we are sad to see any loss for a member of the public.

Apr. 8, 2021: Scotts Bluff County Mutual Aid Association meeting, Scottsbluff (rural) Fire Department.

Apr. 9-11, 2021: KSFFA Conference, Mulvane, KS.  

The Battle Creek Volunteer did a controlled burn of approximately 80 acres on Saturday, March 13.   Weather conditions were perfect. Photos submitted by Marlene Bomar.                  

     The Rockerville Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of a wildland fire threatening structures in the 13000 block of Highway 16, Unincorporated Pennington County, SD on Mar. 5, 2021 at 2:41 p.m.

Finlayson Fire and Rescue, Askov Fire and Rescue and Hinckley Firewere called out for mutual aid by Sandstone Fire on a structure fire east of Sandstone on Feb. 14. See more photos inside. Submitted by Mike Drahosh of Finlayson Fire and Rescue.

IFA board members Brix, Barrick and Clemons with Senator Ragan from Mason City.

     Mar. 6, 2021: Colome Fire Department’s Annual Chicken Supper, 5:30-8 p.m., at the Colome Legion.

     Mar. 6, 2021: Davis Fire Department Pulled Pork Fundraiser, 5-7:30 p.m., Davis Legion, free will donation.

IFA board members Brix, Barrick and Clemons with Senator Ragan from Mason City.

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Head-on collision

On October 30, the Chancellor and Parker Fire Departments, Lennox and Parker Ambulances, along with SDHP, TCSO and Avera Air Med were dispatched north of Chancellor for a two-car head-on co

Kensington fire

Kensington Fire Department was assisted by Lowry Fire Department and First Responders, Brandon Fire Department, Evansville Fire Department, Hoffman Fire Department and Hoffman Ambulance at


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