The Alexandria Fire Department has reached a critical level of staffing, and the problem is so serious that it could close a fire station in the city. This week, the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 2141, asked the public to sign a letter to send to city council. TheRead More →

TINA L. SCOTTEDITOR Two generations of volunteer firefighters from the Pine River Fire Department pose with what could become a third generation. Left to right: second generation volunteer firefighter Brad Hartwig; Brad’s son and daughter, Ben and Natalie; and first-generation volunteer firefighter Tony Hartwig. Photo courtesy of the Pine RiverRead More →

Members of the Forest City Fire Department recently raised $ 5,790 in community donations during the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s 2021 Fill the Boot campaign. It helps continue a 67-year tradition of transforming the lives of people with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases. On September 24, Forest City firefightersRead More →

Boost for BX fire safety Photo: contributed BX-Swan Lake Fire Rescue has new structural protection equipment, thanks to a boost from RDNO. Electoral District B (Swan Lake / Commonage) contributed $ 11,400 to finance the purchase. The grant enabled the department to acquire two Firebozz portable sprinklers, a Wajax MarkRead More →