We have entered the dog days of summer and in the eastern end of the state we have had some nice rains.
Greetings Fellow First Responders. As I start my article I want to thank all First Responders across the state for all you do for your communities.
Brian Rupert of Hill City Fire Department and Jeremy Dalman of the US Forest Service prepare to fell a tree on the Black Miner Fire in Hill City limits.
The Piedmont Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Service, responded to a report of smoke and fire visible in a residential structure at 7208 DIANN DR unincorporated Meade, SD at approximately 8:16 a.
The Box Elder Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of smoke and fire visible in a residential structure at 337 Cottonwood Dr., Box Elder, SD. on June 25, 2018.
I hope your summer is as wet as ours has been here in Rapid City. As I write this in Mid-July we are over six inches above normal for moisture. Simply wow.
I sat down do write this article with ideas I had over the past couple months. Then it dawned on me, holy cow, this is the August article, already.
Rope rescue training at fire school in Tribune.
Training at regional fire school in Pratt, KS.
I had the great privilege of teaching a class on cancer awareness in the fire service at the Nebraska State Fire School in Grand Island in May along with fellow NVFC board member David Bullard