Centerville Fire/Rescue to Host Liquid Propane Extinguishment Training
Saturday, October 1st, beginning at 1:00pm, Centerville Fire/Rescue will host LP Training. This training will be held at CF/R, 414 South Morton Avenue, Centerville, Indiana. Training is open to the first 50 students to sign-up. There will be a 3 hour classroom session, with dinner provided by Centerville Fire Department Auxiliary, followed by a 3 hour hands-on scenario session. This training is open to any department within District 13-B of the Indiana Volunteer Firefighters Association. For more information, check out the training flyer here! To sign-up, please contact CF/R Training Coordinator Anthony Smith at 765-993-6964.
Centerville Fire/Rescue Participates in 9/11 Memorial Walk
On Sunday, September 11, 2016, CF/R members Jassen Martin, Billy Hampton, Marc Cromis and Chief Dennis Spears participated in a memorial walk in remembrance of the attacks on September 11, 2001 in which 343 of our fellow firefighters did not make it home. CF/R members, along with members from Economy, Greens Fork, and Hagerstown Fire Departments trekked 6.9 miles from the Clay Township/Greens Fork Fire Department to the Hagerstown Fire Department. This inaugural walk had a total of 38 participants, with 33 total walkers, including 26 first responders.
Volunteer Fire Departments Struggle with Staff, Funding
On the evening of Saturday, August 20, Richmond newspaper The Palladium-Item published an interesting article about the struggles our area volunteer fire departments are facing when it comes to maintaining needed staffing and funding. To read more, click here.
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As of Friday, August 16th, we have made 387 calls for service for fiscal year 2016 (started in December 2015).
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