All posts by Jason

New Apparatus

The fire department recently took delivery of a new water tanker.  This tanker will replace a tanker which is older, has smaller tank size, and less engine power. The new tanker carries 2500 gallons of water, has a 500 gallons per minute pump, and has the ability to dump the water into a portable tank at a fire.  While there are hydrants in our area, these are too far from most structures to use directly.  Tankers are used to move large quantities of water to a…

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2016 Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

We would like to thank the supporters that helped in so many ways to make this dinner a great success.  We served 314 dinners.  Thank you to the raffle prize donors, food donors, and community that attended. Mark your calendars for June 4th, Safety Awareness Day 2pm – 4pm.  More details to come.  2015 Safety Awareness Day   Here is a time lapse video of the dinner.

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Holiday Fires

House fires can happen anytime of the year.  A few target hazards happen over the next few months. Holiday Fires: One of every three home Christmas tree fires is caused by electrical problems. Use tested Christmas lights that are in good condition. Don’t modify Christmas lights Don’t connect too many light strings Use the manufacturer’s recommendation Although Christmas tree fires are not common, when they do occur, they are more likely to be serious. On average, one of every 31 reported home structure Christmas tree…

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