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     July 4, 2018: Belle Plaine Waterball Fights, Franklin Park, reg. starting after the parade. Fights start at 1 p.m., 1-1/2” women’s and 2-1/2” men’s, trophies to top 4 places in each division.

July 7, 2018: FRA Seminar, Pratt.

Photo by Terri Runge

     The 24th Annual Firefighters Memorial Service was held at the memorial site in Coralville on June 10, 2018.

     Prior to the memorial service on Sunday, the 17th Annual Candlelight Service was held Saturday, June 9, 2018 at dusk.

     A Wahoo firefighter takes part in training at Nebraska State Fire School. Photo by Taylor Anderson of Taylor Anderson Designs.

     Plankinton Ambulance Service conducted training with the Plankinton Life Guards recently. Submitted by Katheryn Q. Benton, Certified Emergency Manager, Brule/Buffalo County E.M. District.

     Pierre Rural Fire Department was called to a fully engulfed tractor, machine shed fire the afternoon of May 22.  The fire then spread to a stack of around 100 cornstock bales that were next to the machine shed.  Pierre Rural Fire had people on stand-by throughout the night to watch so that the burning bale stack didn’t flare up and

New Underwood firefighters were able to confine the fire to the structure of origin, stopping the spread to nearby structures. Photo courtesy of the Pennington County Fire Service.

     New Underwood Volunteer Fire Department, responded to a reported open flames and smoke visible in an agricultural structure, at 15520, 26th Street, New Underwood, un-incorporated Pennington County, SD on May 31, 2018.

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Photo by Terri Runge
New Underwood firefighters were able to confine the fire to the structure of origin, stopping the spread to nearby structures. Photo courtesy of the Pennington County Fire Service.

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