Nashua (left) battles Riverdale in the Championship match of the Drill #10, Water Application Drill, at the 140th annual Iowa Firefighters Convention held in Waverly Sept. 5-9. Riverdale went on to win.

Oct. 5-6, 2018: Fire Chaplain’s Basic Training, sponsored by the Dakota Territory Fire Chaplain’s Association, Bethel Assembly, 1202 N. Maple Ave., Rapid City. Contact Rodney Veldhuizen for more information.     

     We are painfully aware that one of the leading causes of firefighter line of duty deaths is heart attacks. We all know that prevention of these with healthy life choices is the most important. Take a hard look at yourself. Are you taking care of your health? Are you getting a complete physical annually?

     On Aug. 4, Howells Fire and Rescue, along with the Stanton County Sheriff’s Office, were dispatched to a semi roll over on Hwy 15 about four miles north of the Hwy 15/91 Junction in southern Stanton County. Upon arrival, it was determined the semi loaded with bundles of steel bars drifted off the road.

     The Whispering Pines Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 5383 Conifer Lane, Rapid City, SD Sept. 14 at 1:56 a.m.

	Firefighters with the Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mound View Fire Department fought a hangar fire at the Anoka County-Blaine Airport the evening of July 30. Photo courtesy of the Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mound View Fire Department.

     The Spring Lake-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department had a long night battling a hangar fire Monday, July 30.

     SGM Fire was called to a burning hangar at the Anoka County-Blaine Airport at 7:08 p.m. It took almost seven hours for crews to clear the scene.

Nashua (left) battles Riverdale in the Championship match of the Drill #10, Water Application Drill, at the 140th annual Iowa Firefighters Convention held in Waverly Sept. 5-9. Riverdale went on to win.
With 40 points Chariton was the overall winner in drills at the 2018 IFA Convention in Waverly.
	Firefighters with the Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mound View Fire Department fought a hangar fire at the Anoka County-Blaine Airport the evening of July 30. Photo courtesy of the Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mound View Fire Department.

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Nashua (left) battles Riverdale in the Championship match of the Drill #10, Water Application Drill, at the 140th annual Iowa Firefighters Convention held in Waverly Sept. 5-9. Riverdale went on to win.

Upcoming Events

Oct. 5-6, 2018: Fire Chaplain’s Basic Training, sponsored by the Dakota Territory Fire Chaplain’s Association, Bethel Assembly, 1202 N. Maple Ave., Rapid City.

It's renewal time

     Welcome to the October issue of the Nebraska Firefighter. I want to first thank all the departments that renewed their membership in the NSVFA prior to the Oct. 1, 2018, deadline.

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