Greetings, all! Sam here! This was one of those times when we jumped straight into training because of the sheer importance of what lay ahead of us! One of the hardest things our volunteers do is save lives and property. To do that, they have to know how their equipment works and how to troubleshoot … Continue reading May 25 Training!
Chief Rob asked for volunteers to help clean up, remodel, and paint the Racket Station. Once the cleanup is done, there will be an Open House for the public to visit the firehouse. The Warsaw Firefighters Benevolence Fund will be assisting during the Open House and the “Fill the Boot” boots will be onsite! The … Continue reading September 22 Meeting and Training
Greetings all! We had some great content for training on September 8. We were fortunate to have one of State Emergency Management Agency’s (SEMA) trainers available to bring training to our county! Our PIO, Sam Henley (103), who also serves as the Deputy Director of Benton County Emergency Management, was happy to bring us an … Continue reading September 8 Meeting and Training
In response to the Pinnacle Propane incident, an After Action Meeting took place at Benton County Central Dispatch. In attendance were representatives from Benton County Emergency Management, Central Dispatch, Sheriff’s Department, Warsaw Police Department, Warsaw Fire Protection District, and the Mayor of Warsaw. Concerns discussed included the safety of the residents and evacuation procedures, safety … Continue reading Pinnacle Propane After Action Meeting
This meeting brought us to a point where we needed to test, prime, service, and learn about the portable equipment carried on the trucks. This included chainsaws, blowers, etc. We have also been learning and dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. This has made our firefighters more careful in how they respond to calls, but it … Continue reading April 14th Meeting/Training Recap
On the agenda for the March 24th meeting was SCBA training and exercises. This is one of the most vital parts of our training. Our firefighters may spend time just walking around in their full gear, but they also have a number of other things they do to learn to work and move within the … Continue reading March 24th Meeting/Training Recap