FirefightersFire Suppression

When people think of a fire department, they think of fighting fires and assume the majority of the calls are for that service.  However, like many agencies, that is not the case.   Fire suppression calls only account for a small percentage of fire calls. In addition to being dispatched to building fires, firefighters most often respond to things such as false fire alarms due to malfunction or improper cooking practices, carbon monoxide alarms, motor vehicle fires, garbage fires, and more. Different types of calls require different specialty apparatus. The department has two engines, three tanker trucks that transport water, one brush truck, and a ladder truck. In February 2020, we took delivery of a new Rosenbauer Engine that will be the primary structure engine for the rural area we serve. These vehicles are the primary vehicles used to extinguish a fire. Since the department doesn’t extinguish a lot of fires anymore, due to excellent fire prevention programs, we must frequently train for these types of incidents.  Training for different types of fire extinguishment is held every month.   

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