The Humboldt Fire Department is excited to host nationally known firefighter and author Richard Picciotto, the highest ranking New York firefighter to survive the collapse of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. The public will have the chance to hear Picciotto speak on Sunday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m. at the Humboldt High School gym. Tickets are $10 each until Jan. 1, and $15 after Jan. 1. Only 1,400 tickets will be sold. Tickets are now available by emailing fire@cityofhumboldt.org.

        Tickets are now available to hear nationally known firefighter and author Richard Picciotto, the highest ranking New York firefighter to survive the collapse of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

     Nashua and Iowa Falls battle it out during the championship match of the water application drill at the 139th annual convention of the Iowa Firefighters Association in Forest City on Sept. 9. Nashua prevailed in this one to win first place. Photo by Jeff Gargano.           

   On Sept. 6, 2017 the full time staff of the Training Division of the State Fire Marshal’s office participated in a rope rescue refresher class at the new training tower of the Grand Island Fire Department.

     When attending the Annual NSVFA Conference in Kearney Oct. 19-21, there are many other things to consider doing while in Kearney, when the conference isn’t in session. We are listing a few things for you to consider while enjoying your stay in Kearney.

Bruce Fire and Rescue held a controlled burn the morning of Sept. 9 on a structure about three miles west of Bruce, near Lake Oakwood. Photo by Brad Ruden.

                  Dell Rapids Fire and Rescue and Prairie Dogs Search and Rescue held disaster training at The Retreat at Pointer's Ridge, Saturday, August 19. Firefighters, K9 handlers and volunteers met to work through a scenario where a tornado went through the camp with campers present.

The Humboldt Fire Department is excited to host nationally known firefighter and author Richard Picciotto, the highest ranking New York firefighter to survive the collapse of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. The public will have the chance to hear Picciotto speak on Sunday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m. at the Humboldt High School gym. Tickets are $10 each until Jan. 1, and $15 after Jan. 1. Only 1,400 tickets will be sold. Tickets are now available by emailing fire@cityofhumboldt.org.

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