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Rags in a dryer caused smoke to fill Casey's General Store, 2028Kellie Drive, on Monday morning. more
The sound of windows breaking and siding melting was common Sunday afternoon as multiple volunteer fire departments practiced putting out fires in a house in Fort Calhoun.  more
At least 10 departments from two counties battled a barn fire, which spread to a field fire Wednesday afternoon south of Blair. Firefighters and Washington County sheriff's deputies responded to … more
Vern and Ruth Work awoke Sunday night to smoke alarms going off in their house at 103 W. 7th St. in Herman. The Herman Volunteer Fire Department, Blair, Kennard and Tekamah fire departments responded to the blaze around 11:30 p.m., which the fire marshal believes started around 9:30 p.m. There were no injuries. more
Blair Fire and Rescue units responded to a structure fire at Country Estates Mobile Home Park around 5 p.m. Friday.  The home suffered fire and smoke damage.   more
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, area fire departments still had a job to do. Blair and Kennard shared their year-end numbers amid the pandemic in 2020, which also included low retention. Joe … more
Several volunteer fire departments got together on a cold Saturday morning and headed to an old farmhouse in Blair to train for a structure fire. Blair, Fort Calhoun, Irvington, Arlington, Kennard … more
Chad Nixon was elected as the fire chief for the Fort Calhoun Volunteer Fire Department. Formerly a paramedic and chief of Emergency Medical Service, Nixon will begin his term in January. This … more
He could be seen on a crane, in an emergency vehicle, an old family vehicle or with his family.  Mark Wulf, 51, passed away Oct. 15 after fighting a rare form of cancer — small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of his colon. It metastasized to his liver and lower spine. more
A dog's barks alerted residents at 1753 Colfax St. that their house had caught fire early Friday morning. more
The process of becoming a volunteer firefighter relies on heavy training and time management. Two fire departments have shown what it takes to become a volunteer firefighter and serve their … more
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