Fall 2023 Black Hills District Fire School Tenders Operations.

Feb 2-4, 2024: Les Lukert Conference, Kearney.

   Many times, forcible entry drills involve firefighters using a flathead axe and halligan to force a door. This is a basic skill that all firefighters must be proficient at performing.

Le Mars Fire Rescue was called late in the morning on Jan. 9 for a two-semi accident west of Le Mars. The driver of one truck had to be extricated from his truck.

At about 2:55 p.m. January 14, firefighters were dispatched to a structure fire in Ogallala. Four units from the Ogallala Volunteer Fire Department responded with the Keith County Sheriff’s Office assisting with traffic control an initial contact with adjacent residents.

   At 7:48 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21 the North Haines Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to 14000 block of Mountain View Ln. in unincorporated Meade County, for a reported structure fire in an occupied residence. 

On Dec. 23, Finlayson Fire and Rescue was paged to a reported structure fire. Also responding were Willow Ridge and Sandstone Fire Departments. Submitted by Mike Drahosh.

Fall 2023 Black Hills District Fire School Tenders Operations.

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Museum builders

Construction work has started in Yankton for the 30' by 40' fire museum that will house two antique fire apparatus as well as photos, a hose cart and equipment.

Fuel for fires

The summer rains have been plentiful for many parts of the state. Although, there are some areas that have been missed on several occasions, or seen the rain faucet turned off.

Firefighter training in Humboldt, Iowa

Upcoming Events

Aug. 8, 2015: Hopkinton waterfight. Registration at 11 a.m.. Women’s start at noon, men to follow 2 and ½ inch. Questions call Eric Sheehy at 563-920-3467.                 


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