Thanks to our friends at the Benton County Health Department, we have information on a resource available to first responders: Code 1 Wellness. From preventative awareness to education, Code 1 Wellness was created to protect those who protect others. The vision is simple; to aid in the prevention and treat the causes of mental distress … Continue reading CODE 1 WELLNESS
It is with great joy that the WFPD congratulates Tyler and Traci Mutch on their marriage! The newlyweds tied the knot yesterday at the Truman Dam Visitors Center among family, friends, and a fellow firefighter. Adding to their special day, our very own Assistant Fire Chief, Tim Freeman (129), officiated the ceremony!!! We couldn’t be … Continue reading Congratulations, Mr. and MRS. 112!
Recently, our district became aware of a video circulating on social media, the topic of which was a youth bullying another youth. While not directly involved, one of our junior firefighters was on the scene. Below you will find the press release and statement from our district. Due to ongoing investigations, we will not be … Continue reading WFPD Press Release Feb 2020
Last night’s meeting/training was packed FULL of information about Winter Fire School. Several of our firefighters were able to attend. A few of the breakouts covered were the 60 Things You Were Never Taught in Fire School, Hoarder Homes: Piles of Hazards for Firefighters, and The Art of Reading Smoke. As we get the printouts … Continue reading February 11th Meeting/Training Recap
The second meeting of January began with festivities! Junior Firefighter Alex received a cake from Chief Lane and the rest of the firefighters! After that, several firefighters were fitted for turnout gear, while others helped unpack the department’s new tables and chairs. The addition of these new tables and chairs will greatly expand seating for … Continue reading January 28th Meeting Overview
The volunteer firefighters of the WFPD started 2020 off with some great training on January 14, 2020! Our department received a shipment of composite bottles, which will supplement our supply of aluminum bottles for our SCBAs. Chief Rob Lane explained that these new composite bottles are lighter and will last longer than the aluminum bottles. … Continue reading First Training of 2020!