A controlled burn provided valuable training for firefighters from Waco, York, Utica and McCool Junction on July 12. Photo by Kathy Barnes.

Fire departments from York, Waco and McCool Junction took part in a controlled burn to get rid of a structure that had partially burned in 2013. Photo by Kathy Barnes.

Firefighters are pictured during hands-on training with LP props at Labette Regional Fire School. Photo by Hailey Jones.

Independence Fire/EMS was dispatched to a vehicle fire on Friday, June 13, shortly before noon. Upon arrival, the Volkswagon bus was fully engulfed. Independence Fire Department responded with an engine, ladder and ambulance. Three police officers were on the scene to direct traffic around the incident.

Members of the City of Cherryvale Fire Rescue (located in Montgomery County, KS) and Cherryvale Rural Fire Dept. gathered for a regularly scheduled drill.

     The fire/medics rotated through a course that was designed to last approximately 15 minutes per two-man team.

Hope you are enjoying your summer!  It sure has been a busy one so far.  In June, Owatonna Fire Department hosted the 139th Annual MSFDA Conference.  Thank you to the Owatonna Fire Firefighters, their significant others, families and friends for helping out and hosting a great conference.

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York house burn

Fire departments from York, Waco and McCool Junction took part in a controlled burn to get rid of a structure that had partially burned in 2013. Photo by Kathy Barnes.

Vehicle fire

Independence Fire/EMS was dispatched to a vehicle fire on Friday, June 13, shortly before noon. Upon arrival, the Volkswagon bus was fully engulfed.

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