For their August in-service training, the Miller Fire Rescue team assisted Hand County Ambulance with their extrication tools to practice safe extrication skills, triage and communication between the two groups. Submitted by Connie Templeton, Hand County Ambulance coordinator.

Upcoming events

Sept. 7-8, 2022: South Dakota Chapter IAAI 2022 Fire Investigation Conference, Arrowwood Conference Center, 1500 Shoreline Dr., Oacoma, SD.

   Sept. 11, 2022: “Let’s Roll” Ride, - attention Black Hills area firefighter motorcyclists, join Wind & Fire and Fire & Iron Firefighters for memorial run to honor the fallen heroes. Signup time 8:00 at Spearfish Station #1, Deadwood and Hill City department stops, ending at Twin Towers Memorial at Crazy Horse, Custer. Contact Rich “Twig” Stanger 605-641-3069 or 303-818-1725,  

 Sept. 7-11, 2022: Iowa Firefighters Association Convention, Iowa Falls.

   Sept. 11, 2022: 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb, 3-6 p.m., Verbio Nevada Plant, 59219 Lincoln Highway, Nevada.

Sept. 18, 2022: Fallen Firefighter Memorial, Nebraska Firefighter’s Museum and Memorial Garden, Kearney.

Sept. 18, 2022: Northwest District Fire School, Mobridge Fire Department, for more info contact Chad Baumgarten 605-222-9702 or Doug DeLaRoi 605-848-4138.

Sept. 26-27, 2022: 7th Annual Aim to Win, Hunters Pointe Shooting Complex, Humboldt, SD. An appreciation shooting competition for law enforcement, fire & rescue, EMTs, military and military veterans. A free event with a rifle tournament, sporting clays team event and pistol tournament. Register at

   Sept. 30, Oct. 1-2, 2022: Fall Conference, AmericInn Conference Center, Fort Pierre.

   Oct. 2, 2022: Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service, 2 p.m., Capitol Lake.

   Oct. 2, 2022: Clarkson Fire & Rescue Omelet Breakfast, 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m., Clarkson Fire Station.

   Oct. 13, 2022: Scotts Bluff County Mutual Aid Association meeting, Region 22 Em. Mgt.

   Oct. 20-23, 2022: NSVFA Annual Conference, Norfolk, (hosted by Battle Creek).

   Oct. 20-21, 2022: Tri-State Emergency Responder Conference, Dubuque.

   Feb. 3-5, 2023: Les Lukert Conference, Kearney.

   Mar. 30-Apr. 2, 2023: Mid-Year Meeting, Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, Ames.

May 19-21, 2023: 86th Nebraska State Fire School, Grand Island.

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

Sept.15-16, 2023: MSFDA Annual Conference, Breezy Point, MN






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