Nebraska Fire School, photo by Taylor Anderson

Upcoming events

  July 14, 2022: Scotts Bluff County Mutual Aid Association meeting, Hemingford.

July 23, 2022: Whitten Fire Department’s 2nd Annual July Fun Day, 7 a.m.-11 p.m., free will donation breakfast, lunch and dinner. Kids’ water balloons, tractor pull, games in the park, BBQ competition judging starts at 10 a.m., car/bike show 1 p.m. with judging from 2-4 p.m., street dance with a DJ. Raffle Tickets 1 for $5 or 5 for $20.

   July 26, 2022: Reels and Rescues Part 3, fishing with the EMS and Air Care, NE Firefighters Museum, Kear-ney, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

   Aug. 6, 2022: 2022 Gilbert Days on Main, Firefighter Water Wars, 9 a.m., main street, Gilbert, teams of two volunteer or paid firefighters, $30 team, bring your own gear, $500 purse, registration required: , deadline July 15th, fundraising event for Gilbert Iowa Firefighters Association.

   Aug. 12-13, 2022: Mid-Nebraska Mini Fire School, sponsored by Mid-Nebraska Mutual Aid Association, hosted by Albion Fire & Rescue, register at, registration deadline is July 15.

   Aug. 14, 2022: Northeast Nebraska Volunteer Firefighters Annual Meeting, Battle Creek Volunteer Fire and Rescue station, reg. 1-2 p.m., meeting 2 p.m.

   Aug. 20, 2022: 2nd Annual Randolph Rescue’s BBQ to the RES-Q, BBQ competition, Randolph, NE.

   Aug. 22-21, 2022: Iowa State Fair Hall of Flame – volunteers needed, contact Ashley Whitson – alhockman@ or 515-689-6110.

   Sept. 7-11, 2022: Iowa Firefighters Association Convention, Iowa Falls.

   Sept. 11, 2022: “Let’s Roll” Ride, - attention Black Hills area firefighter motorcyclists, join Wind & Fire and Fire & Iron Firefighters for memorial run to honor the fallen heroes. Signup time 8:00 at Spearfish Station #1, Deadwood and Hill City department stops, ending at Twin Towers Memorial at Crazy Horse, Custer. Contact Rich “Twig” Stanger 605-641-3069 or 303-818-1725,

   Sept. 30, Oct. 1-2, 2022: Fall Conference, AmericInn Conference Center, Fort Pierre.

   Oct. 2, 2022: Clarkson Fire & Rescue Omelet Breakfast, 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m., Clarkson Fire Station.

   Oct. 6, 2022: Scotts Bluff County Mutual Aid Association meeting, Region 22 Em. Mgt.

   Oct. 20-23, 2022: NSVFA Annual Conference, Norfolk, (hosted by Battle Creek).

   Oct. 20-21, 2022: Tri-State Emergency Responder Conference, Dubuque.

Feb. 3-5, 2023: Les Lukert Conference, Kearney.

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

   June 15-17, 2023: 2023 State Fire School, Watertown, SD

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