I     June 1-2, 2018: Sioux Center hosting Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge. Come compete or just watch. Questions: davidegdorf@hotmail.com

June 2, 2018: FRA Seminar, Greeley County.

     I recently had a firefighter email me with an idea for a topic for the Iowa Firefighter. As a fire instructor, he had asked several students the simple question, “What are we supposed to do when we roll up to a structure fire that has not had the electricity turned off? He included a few responses his firefighters had given him.

     The Box Elder Volunteer Fire Department responded to a reported smoke and flames visible in a residential structure, at 127 Johnson Rd, Box Elder, SD on Apr. 24, 2018 at 2:06 a.m.

     First arriving volunteer firefighters found a fire burning with heavy smoke conditions, in the crawl space extending into the main structure.

                  A Joint Training Exercise was held in Aurora County on April 25. The following participated in the exercise: Plankinton Fire, Plankinton Ambulance, White Lake Fire, White Lake Ambulance, Grass Ranch Colony EMS, Grass Ranch Colony Fire, Aurora County Sheriff Department and Horizon Health Care Staff.

     Avon Fire Department hosted the Spring South Central District one-day fire training on April 22. Firefighters from area towns took classes on vehicle extrication, SCBA and wildland training from state instructors. Submitted by Kevin Tjeerdsma.

     Aberdeen Fire and Rescue was dispatched at 00:05 on Mar. 16, 2018 to 215 5th Avenue SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401 for a structure fire.

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