Firefighters from Vail, Manilla and Dow City assisted the Denison Fire Department in fighting a rural structure fire on April 5 at 2:30 a.m. Photo by Jim Clark, DVFD.

Upcoming Events

May 1-2, 2021: SFM – Training Division Incident Safety Officer Course, Columbus Fire Dept., 4630 Howard Boulevard, Columbus.

     May 2, 2021: Central District School, Huron.

     May 7, 2021: Northeast Nebraska Firefighter’s Association Quarterly Meeting, Dodge Volunteer Fire and Rescue station, 8 p.m., program and lunch.

May 15-16, 2021: Regional Fire School, Halstead.    

May 16, 2021: Hartford Fire Pancake Feed, Hartford Fire Station, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., carryout or dine in available. Free will donation.

May 21, 22, 23, 2021: Nebraska Fire School, Grand Island.

 May 22, 2021: Hills Fire Department Waterfights, registration 12 noon with fights beginning at 1 p.m. Food and refreshments served. Info contact Kathy at 319-530-4012 or day of fights – station 319-679-2505.

May 26-June 11, 2021: Kansas Firefighters Museum 2021 9/11 Tour, exhibit display, 1300 S. Broadway St., Wichita.

May 29, 2021: Kansas Firefighters Museum Honor Walk, 10 a.m., 1300 S. Broadway St., Wichita.

June 3-5, 2021: Regional Fire School, Labette Community College.

     June 5, 2021: 10th annual Trampus Haskvitz Golf Tournament, Southern Hills Golf Course, Hot Springs, SD. Check-in 8 a.m., shotgun start at 9 a.m. Register online at: Proceeds from this event will benefit the Wildland Firefighter Foundation.

     June 6, 2021: Cliff Renslow Benefit, Stuart, Free will donation meal, 4-6 p.m., auction 6:30 p.m., raffle, $30 a ticket – one ticket gets you entered into all six raffle items. Visit events on Stuart Fire Department’s Facebook page for more details.

June 10-12, 2021: South Dakota Fire School, Stanley County Schools, Fort Pierre, SD.


     June 11, 2021: Jewell Jubilee Waterball, at 1800 hours, IFA rules apply. Call Troy at 515-290-3995 for details or questions.

     June 12, 2021: Iowa Firefighter’s Annual Candlelight Service, Coralville, 9 p.m.

     June 13, 2021: 26th Annual Iowa Firefighters Memorial Service, Coralville, 10:30 a.m.

     June 19, 2021: Stuart Water Fights, Stuart, reg. starts at 12 noon with ladies starting at 1 p.m., location to be determined. Follow https:// for updates.

     June 19, 2021: East Central Nebraska Fire Prevention Co-op Fun Day, Fremont State Lakes, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free hamburgers and hotdogs, fire prevention games, firetruck rides and more.

June 26 -27, 2021: SFM – Training Division Incident Command System for Structural Collapse Incidents (F0322) Course, Grand Island Fire Department, 409 East Fonner Park Road, Grand Island.

     July 8, 2021: Scotts Bluff County Mutual Aid Association meeting, West NE Regional Airport Fire Department.

     July 8-10, 2021: 911 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit in Jesup at their town celebration.

July 10-11, 2021: Regional Fire School, Seneca.

     July 17-18, 2021: 97th Annual State Fire School, Scheman Building – Iowa State Center, Ames.

Aug. 14-15, 2021: MTAA.

Aug. 25-29, 2021: SCAFFA,

Sept. 11, 2021: New York 9/11 World Trade Center Exhibit.

Sept. 11-12, 2021: Regional Fire School, Stockton.

     Sept. 8-12, 2021: IFA Annual Convention, Grinnell.

     Sept. 11, 2021: Peer Support Foundation hosts annual red tie formal Iowa Fire Fighter Gala, Hilton Garden Inn, West Des Moines, 6 p.m. Ticket on sale Mar. 1, 2021.

Sept. 19, 2021: Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service, Kearney.

Oct. 2-3, 2021: Regional Fire School, Wamego.

     Oct. 15-17, 2021: NSVFA Conference, Chadron, NE.

Nov. 6-7, 2021: Regional Fire School, Osage County.

Dec. 4-5, 2021: Regional Fire School, Larned.

     Jan. 18, 2022: Firefighter Day on the Hill, Chili Cookoff.

     Mar. 17-20, 2022: Mid-Year Meeting, Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, Ames.

     Mar. 30-Apr. 2, 2023: Mid-Year Meeting, Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, Ames.



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