STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Vote gives firefighters the boot
Representatives unanimously Thursday approved allowing Minnesota firefighters to use their boots to collect funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and other charities.
Firefighters in some commu... Posted on 3/18/10 at 11:26 AM
Firefighters are teaching it. Kids are talking about it. Families are practicing it.
October 7-13 is National Fire Prevention Week – a time when area fire departments bring their safety message into schools, homes and businesses and at fire stations as well.
More than 4,000 people, including families of Minnesota firefighters who died in the line of duty, Governor Mark Dayton and statewide fire officials will gather on the state Capitol grounds to dedicate the newly installed Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial.
The ceremony will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 30, Minnesota’s recently designated Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day.
He was always first to the fire station when the alarm would sound. Befittingly, Chris McCabe was commended for his service to the Alexandria Fire Department with its Honor Guard’s first official tribute at his funeral.
Every month, the Alexandria Fire Department invites police officers to a simple meal during their training.
They’re sharing more than food. They’re getting to know one another and they’re building partnerships.
Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels talked about how important that monthly contact is when he delivered his annual report at Monday’s Alexandria City Council meeting.
Members of the Kensington Fire and Rescue fought for air – and a good cause – on a recent outing.
For the second year in a row, they participated in the “Fight for Air” firefighter climb for the American Lung Association.
They raised $2,115.
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