Axtell Fire Department hosted a dinner for the National Volunteer Fire Council at the fire station on Sept. 28.

Upcoming Events

     Nov. 2, 2017: Haz-Mat Symposium, Ames

     Nov. 3, 2017: Northeast Nebraska Volunteer Firefighters Association Quarterly meeting, Dodge Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station, 8 p.m.

     Nov. 4-5, 2017: Northwestern Area Training Academy, Fort Dodge.

     Nov. 7, 2017: Nichols Fire and Rescue Soup Supper, Nichols, 4:30-7:30 p.m., with silent auction.

     Nov. 9-11, 2017: IEMSA Conference, Des Moines.

     Nov. 11, 2017: Forest City Firefighters Assoc., Inc. 27th Annual Soup Supper, 4-7 p.m., Forest City Emergency Services Center (fire dept. side), serving chili, oyster stew, cheese soup and homemade desserts. Free will donations accepted.

Nov. 13-14, 2017: ICS 300-Rapid City Course, Pennington County EOC, 130 Kansas City Street, Rapid City.

     Dec. 1-2, 2017: Instructors Fall Conference, Ames.

Dec. 1-3, 2017: Fire Chiefs Convention, Deadwood

Dec. 2-3, 2017: SFM Training Division’s Incident Safety Officer Course, Wayne Fire Department, 510 Tomar Dr., Wayne, no cost.

Dec. 4-5, 2017: SFM Training Division’s Decision Making for Initial Company Operations Course (0457), Hastings Fire Department, 1145 So. Hastings Blvd., Hasting, no cost.

Dec. 9-10, 2017: Fire Instructors Course, Nomination letter, Pierre Fire Station #1, Pierre.

Dec. 18-19, 2017: ICS 400: Advanced ICS for Complex Incidents – Rapid City Course, Pennington County EOC, 130 Kansas City Street, Rapid City.

     Jan. 8, 2018: First day of 2018 Legislative Session.

     Jan. 9, 2018: Governor’s Condition of the State Address, Des Moines.

Jan. 11, 2018: Scotts Bluff County Mutual Aid Assn. meeting, Scottsbluff (Rural) Fire Department, 7 p.m.

     Jan. 14, 2018: IFA Board of Director’s meeting, Humboldt, 10 a.m.

     Jan. 18, 2018: Firefighter Day on Hill and Chili Lunch, Capitol, Des Moines, 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

Jan. 20-21, 2018: SFM Training Division’s Strategy and Tactics for Initial Company Operations Course, 371 College Dr., Western Nebraska CC, Sidney, no cost.

     Feb. 18, 2018: 1 p.m., Humboldt High School, hear Richard Picciotto, highest ranking New York firefighter to survive the collapse of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11. Tickets $10 until Jan.1, $15 after Jan. 1. Email for tickets.

     Feb. 23-25, 2018: 94th Annual State Fire School, Ames.

Mar. 10, 2018: Nebraska Fire Chiefs Association 3rd Annual Leadership Symposium presents Chief Rick Lasky, Gering Civic Center, Gering.

     Mar. 17-28, 2018: Northwest Iowa Regional Fire School, Western Iowa Tech Comm. College, Sioux City

     TBA: Indian Hills Regional Fire School, Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa.

     Mar. 19-30, 2018: Fire / Arson Investigation School, Ames.

     Mar. 23, 2018: Board of Director’s Work Session, Marriott, Coralville, 1 p.m.

     Mar. 24, 2018: Memorial meeting, 9 a.m.; Mid Year Business Meeting, 10 a.m., Marriott, Coralville.

Apr. 12, 2018: Scotts Bluff County Mutual Aid Assn. meeting, West NE. Regional Airport Fire Department, 7 p.m.

     Apr. 19, 2018: 30th Annual C.F.S.I. Dinner, Washington D.C.

     Apr. 20-21, 2018: NVFC Spring Conference, Washington D.C.

     Apr. 23-28, 2018: FDIC, Indianapolis, IN.

     June 9, 2018: IFA Board of Directors Meeting, 11 a.m., Solon Fire Department.

     June 9, 2018: Candlelight Memorial Service, dusk, Coralville.

     June 10, 2018: Memorial Service, 10:30 a.m., Coralville

July 12, 2018: Scotts Bluff County Mutual Aid Assn. meeting, Scottsbluff (City) Fire Department, 7 p.m.

     Aug. 7, 2018: Hall of Flame set up, 5 p.m.

     Aug. 9-19, 2018: Iowa State Fair.

     Aug. 20, 2018: Hall of Flame tear down, 5 p.m.

     Sept. 5-9, 2018: 140th IFA Convention, Waverly.

     Sept. 9, 2018: 140th IFA Convention business meeting, 9 a.m., Waverly.

     Sept. 22-23, 2018: CITA / Kirkwood Fire School, Cedar Rapids.

     Oct. 11, 2018: Scotts Bluff County Mutual Aid Assn. meeting, Torrington (WY) Fire Department, 7 p.m.


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