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July 14 2020 Meeting

The meeting started with welcoming the new firefighters who came to join the department from Tightwad, along with cupcakes to celebrate the birthdays in July. There was also information on how to figure out if someone’s suffering from heatstroke from WFPD Firefighter Mike Booker who is also an EMT with Warsaw-Lincoln Ambulance. After that, all … Continue reading July 14 2020 Meeting

June 23, 2020 Meeting

The meeting started with repacking Rescue-14. It was unpacked earlier in the week for some routine maintenance. The firefighters made quick work of putting everything back in its proper place. It was a good pop quiz to see who knew where things went on the truck! After that, it was time for some brush truck … Continue reading June 23, 2020 Meeting

June 9, 2020 Meeting

Chief Rob Lane began the night’s training for Cleveland packs instead of brush truck training because Cleveland pack practice was necessary. The Cleveland packs have been one of the most useful additions to our firefighting methods. The firefighters and cadets paired up so that they could all work together to first make and wrap a … Continue reading June 9, 2020 Meeting

May 26 2020 Meeting

Our firefighters work hard to keep up their hands-on training. During the May 26 meeting, it was all about hooking up to fire hydrants and learning the nozzles the district uses! Hydrant attachment training Hose training Something every firefighter has to learn is how to drain a hose properly. With how often we use the … Continue reading May 26 2020 Meeting

4/28 & 5/11 2020 Meetings

April 28 meeting: The April 28th meeting was sparsely populated, as we were deep in the swing of the COVID-19 effort to “Flatten the Curve.” May 11 meeting: As we picked up with regular meetings again, the WFPD received more personal protective equipment (PPE) as part of the overall efforts to keep our first responders … Continue reading 4/28 & 5/11 2020 Meetings