Members of the Huron Fire Department participated in ARFF training. The training was done on Sept. 26-27 at the Huron Regional Airport by ARFF specialists. Photo by Jerry Huberty.

Emergency personnel from seven volunteer fire departments developed and practiced their motor vehicle rescue skills during the “Extrication Extravaganza” event hosted by the Brookings Fire Department at their training grounds on June 27.

Staff Sergeant Eric Pelissier of the Ellsworth AFB Honor Guard salutes after placing a red rose in a firefighters boot during the annual South Dakota Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service held in Pierre on Sunday, Oct. 12. See more photos and story inside. Photo by Denny Gorton.

By Dennis Gorton,

Past-President

At 5:01 a.m. on Thursday Sept. 18, Isanti Fire District Firefighters from stations 1, 2 and 3 were paged to a barn fire at 305th and Palm Street in Bradford Township. Upon arrival, firefighters reported that the barn was fully involved with fire.

The burn trailer is getting stoked and ready for live fire evolutions at the September fire school in Manhattan. Photo by Lacey Yordy.

Scenes from the Manhattan Regional Fire School in September

 

Three Maxwell firefighters watch the house burn after fire training was completed inside. The house, located in Polk County, was burned as part of a training exercise on May 4. Firefighters from Collins, Elkhart and Maxwell participated.

Firefighters from Maxwell, Collins and Elkhart participated in a controlled burn earlier this year.

Staff Sergeant Eric Pelissier of the Ellsworth AFB Honor Guard salutes after placing a red rose in a firefighters boot during the annual South Dakota Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service held in Pierre on Sunday, Oct. 12. See more photos and story inside. Photo by Denny Gorton.
The burn trailer is getting stoked and ready for live fire evolutions at the September fire school in Manhattan. Photo by Lacey Yordy.
Three Maxwell firefighters watch the house burn after fire training was completed inside. The house, located in Polk County, was burned as part of a training exercise on May 4. Firefighters from Collins, Elkhart and Maxwell participated.

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