IFA Hall of Flame at Iowa State Fair

     Sept. 8-12, 2021: IFA Annual Convention, Grinnell.

When teaching forcible entry, we stress the “try before you pry” concept. In today’s society the majority of the homes and businesses we respond to will be locked. The path of least resistance is always the best way to make entry into a facility.

Crews from Bennet, Eagle, Southeast and Hickman work to control a barn fire. Photo courtesy of the Bennet Volunteer Fire Department.

     This past month the Pierre Dive Squad hosted a Dive Rescue 1 Course.  This was a three-day (24 hour) class to learn the latest techniques in underwater rescue and recovery. The class consisted of divers from the Lake County Dive Squad, Huron Dive Squad and Pierre Dive Squad.

     The morning of Aug. 9th, at 5:30 a.m., Chancellor Fires Engine 1, Engine 5, and Tender 4 with eight personnel were dispatched 1-1/2 miles southeast of Chancellor for a confirmed structure fire.   

     Mutual aid was requested from the Davis and Lennox Fire Departments and the Parker Ambulance. 

Colby, KS, fire training

Aug. 14-15, 2021: MTAA.

Aug. 25-29, 2021: SCAFFA, www.scaffa.org

Aug. 31, Sept. 1-2, 2021: Career Survival 2.0 – A Culture of Administrative Safety, Olathe Fire Department.     

IFA Hall of Flame at Iowa State Fair
Colby, KS, fire training

See all the fire and rescue action from the midwest. For just 50 cents a month, you can have access to the latest fire and rescue news from Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas and more. See fire stories, photos and video.
Click here to subscribe.

Evansdale fire

Evansdale Fire responded to a residential fire at 12:30 a.m. on Dec. 17. Sleeping residents were alerted by the Evansdale Police Department and safely evacuated.


Blaze Publications, Inc.

Jeff Gargano - Editor
P.O. Box 122
Humboldt, IA 50548
Phone: (515) 604-6400
Fax: (515) 332-1505

News and Advertising: News and advertising deadlines are the 15th of each month for the next month's issue.


Comment Here