The Warsaw Fire Protection District would like to thank the Missouri Department of Transportation for providing us with a grant for much-needed safety equipment! Thanks to Mark Richerson from the Benton County, MO Emergency Management Agency, who sat down with Chief Rob Lane to complete the grant request, we now have two new “Incident Ahead” … Continue reading Thank you, MoDoT!
Hello, all! Sam here! A couple of weeks ago, I saw a post on Facebook from a foreign fire department who took one of their firefighters and all of his equipment and laid them out to look like a firefighter action figure. Original FB photo Well, I thought that was a hilarious idea and shared … Continue reading Fun at the Firehouse!
We had a busy second meeting and training in April which included some special guests, some SCBA/exertion training, and some pump training! The WFPD Roster has also been posted. As the site grows, we will begin adding pictures of our great volunteer firefighters to the roster page. The Tightwad Fire Department participated in some SCBA/exertion … Continue reading Special Guests and Pump Training
With the implementation of the new uniforms for the WFPD, we had to have a fitting night! On Tuesday, April 9th, after some work with the ladies and gentlemen of the WFPD, we got the firefighters in attendance fitted! We will be rolling out a great group photo once the new uniforms come back from … Continue reading New Uniforms and Clean Trucks!
A huge thank you to Sheila Hagen CFRN for the Landing Zone Training presentation at our last meeting! We received positive feedback about the training from numerous agencies! As a followup to the presentation, here are some helpful links: Landing Zone Safety from LifeFlight Eagle NWAAR PowerPoint We will add more resources as they become … Continue reading Landing Zone Training Followup Information
This training is open to all volunteer firefighters and first responders, CERT, ARES, and any other groups or individuals who may be asked to set up a helicopter landing zone! The WFPD is always seeking volunteers and this would be a great time to get involved! Please remember to wear appropriate attire since you will … Continue reading Landing Zone Training Tonight!
Hello, everyone! Sam here with the next feature in our “What’s in/What’s on” series! First, I would like to thank volunteer firefighter John Powell. John spent two full hours during one of WFPD’s meeting/training nights walking me around Truck 17, telling me about items carried in and on the truck, and patiently answering my questions. … Continue reading What’s on Truck 17?