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September 14, 2016
Fire department awarded grants for gear, training
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
The “Jaws of Life” tool can be used to rescue victims in a crash.  (Contributed)
Carlos Fire Department receives grant for Jaws of Life
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
Garfield Fire Department hosts breakfast
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Madi Stier was one of many children who found out what it was like to get behind the wheel of a fire truck in Osakis Sunday. (Echo Press photos by Lowell Anderson and Al Edenloff)
Area children learn about fire dangers
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Echo Press photo by Celeste Beam
Douglas County sheriff's deputy Art Vinson, left, took a turn at the bat during Monday night's charity softball tournament, which was played at Knute Nelson Memorial Park.
A battle of the bats
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
Annual charity softball game set for August 2
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Public invited to see new Forada fire hall
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
January 8, 2010
Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff
A firefighter hauled debris away from the scene of a large shed fire near Belle River Tuesday. The Carlos Fire Department responded to the scene first and then called the Miltona Fire Department for mutual aid.
A costly fire in Belle River
January 8, 2010 - 12:05am
December 31, 2009
New fire chief takes over
December 31, 2009 - 12:05am
November 18, 2009
Echo Press photo by Celeste Beam
Rainbow Rider catches fire
November 18, 2009 - 12:05am
Echo Press photo by Jo Colvin
The Alexandria Fire Department was presented with a grant donation from Linda White of Allianz Life Insurance Company. The department used the grant to purchase a hydraulic ram and cribbing. Pictured with White are (left to right) Bill Thoennes, fireman, Shane Schmidt, fire chief, and Jeff Karrow, firefighter. The hydraulic ram, displayed by Thoennes, is a rescue tool. The cribbing stabilizes vehicles to assist in rescue efforts.
AFD given grant to buy rescue equipment
September 18, 2009 - 12:00am