A training burn was held in Clarksville on May 7. The Clarksville Fire Department conducted a training burn at an old mill. Numerous area fire departments participated in the burn. Photos by Larry Klodt.

Upcoming events

   June 3, 2023: Red Knights IA2 5-Year Anniversary Party, ride registration 10 a.m., Scooters, Anamosa, $10 for rider, $15 for rider and passengers, $15 for other vehicles, KSU at 11 a.m. Street dance  - Tuckers, Anamosa 6-10 p.m.

   June 9, 2023: Jewell Jubilee Water Ball, Jewell Main Street, beginning at 1800 hrs. Top three get trophies, IFA rules guide. Call 515-290-3995 for details or participation.

   June 10, 2023: Candlelight service at the Iowa Firefighters Memorial, Coralville, 9 p.m.

   June 11, 2023: Iowa Fallen Firefighter Memorial Ride ending at the Memorial Site in Coralville, meet at Kwik Star, Toledo and ready to roll at 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m. at Clear Creek Amana High School, Tiffin. All makes and models of bikes are welcome.

   June 11, 2023: 28th Annual Iowa Firefighters Memorial Service, Coralville, 10:30 a.m. 

June 15-17, 2023: 2023 State Fire School, Watertown.

   June 17, 2023: Bob Tichota Fire Prevention Fun Day sponsored by the East Central NE Fire Prevention Co-op at the Fremont State Lakes, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

   June 23-24, 2023: Adair Chuckwagon Days.

June 24, 2023: Fire & Iron Firefighter 6th Annual “Ride for Responders”, starting and ending at Jades Bar, 107 N. Main St., Mitchell, 11 a.m.

   June 25, 2023: Titonka Firemen’s Annual Car Show, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

   July 15, 2023: Free Recruitment Training, Moorhead. Learn the latest marketing tools to attract, hire and on-board new firefighters. Sign up at MSFDA.org/Safer-Grant.

   Aug. 10-20, 2023: Hall of Flame at the Iowa State Fair. Contact Ashley Whitson 515-689-6110 to set up your shift today! 

Aug. 26, 2023: Extrication Extravaganza, Brookings Fire Department Training Site, all day, more detailed information to follow.

   Sept. 7-10, 2023: Iowa Firefighters Convention, Iowa Falls.

Sept. 15-16, 2023: Minnesota State Fire Department Association (MSFDA) Annual Conference, Breezy Point.

Oct. 19-22, 2023: Nebraska State Conference, hosted by Dakota City at Marriott Riverfront Hotel.

   Oct. 20-21, 2023: Tri State Emergency Responder Conference, Dubuque.

Oct. 21, 2023: Free Recruitment Training, Inver Grove Heights. Learn the latest marketing tools to attract, hire and on-board new firefighters. Sign up at MSFDA.org/Safer-Grant.

   Jan. 27-28, 2024: 2024 Annual State Fire School, Prairie Meadows, Altoona.

   Apr. 4-6, 2024: Mid-Year Meeting, Hilton Garden Inn, 7213 Nordic Drive, Cedar Falls.






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