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Friday, August 29, 2014
Minot: Training Firefighters in Fitness    view comments tweat me share on facebook
Minot's Fire Department is working with Trinity Sports Medicine among other emergency responders to construct a way the city can handle a mass casualty event, especially through sports medicine. Often the police or fire departments responding to the call don't know Trinity's physicians are already at the sporting event. To help clarify each party's link of communication and increase response time, they met at the Fire Administration building to discuss future plans. (Robyn Gust, Trinity Sports Medicine) "What we are doing here today, and this has come about through meeting with community ambulance, with fire and rescue, with dispatch, with all the emergency responders in Ward County, that we are trying to bridge that gap on wasted time. Between the time that that person is injured, or multiple people with mass casualty and the time that they are on their way to the hospital."
KXNet-TV ND News Network

Devils Lake Fire Dept. does Ice Bucket Challenge with fire truck    view comments tweat me share on facebook
Nominated by Mercy Hospital, Wednesday, after their outdoor training drills, a fire truck drenched these firefighters with a huge bucket-full of ice cold H20. Luckily they were good sports when Alvin Schroeder pulled that handle to release tons of fire truck water on them. What a sight it was to see. Watch the video now on ‘Devils Lake Journal’ Facebook page. Fire Chief Jim Moe and his DLFD firemen made today's front page. Good job guys!
Devils Lake Journal

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Grass Fire North of Valley City   view comments tweat me share on facebook
Firefighters responded to a grass fire that starting at the North Valley Shooting range Wednesday night north of Valley City. Fire Chief Gary Retterath says it was a small grass and crews were able to quickly get it under control and extinguish it just before 6 o’clock on August 27.

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