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2019 Incidents
Month Fire Calls EMS Calls Total Calls
January 21 11 32
February 22 13 35
March 25 11 36
April 22 7 29
May 6 6 12
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Total 96 48 144

Past Years Call Volume
Year Fire EMS Total
2011 139 0 139
2012 164 0 164
2013 211 4 215
2014 210 10 220
2015 205 15 220
2016 230 56 286
2017 216 118 334
2018 240 137 377

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May is Mental Health Month 2019

Photographer Johna Bradley, May 20

May is Mental Health Month 2019
This year marks the 70th year of celebrating Mental Health Month!
The stresses faced by fire service members throughout the course of their careers – incidents involving children, violence, inherent dangers of firefighting and other potentially traumatic events – can have a cumulative impact on mental health and well-being. Peer support programs have been demonstrated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Forcible Entry is a fundamental skill to learn, acquire and to remain proficient throughout any firefighter’s career.

Photographer Johna Bradley, May 20

Forcible Entry is a fundamental skill to learn, acquire and to remain proficient throughout any firefighter’s career.

A successful forcible entry operation consists of four points:
1) A skilled forcible
entry size up.
2) The department purchasing the most efficient tools for forcible entry tasks.
3) Learning and training on the most efficient way to utilize those tools.
4) Formulating and training ... (Full Story & Photos)

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May 19 through May 25, 2019 is National EMS Week

Photographer Johna Bradley, May 20

May 19 through May 25, 2019 is National EMS Week.
National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week recognizes the front line of the healthcare industry. National EMS Week is a time to show our appreciation for their dedication.
Those in the EMS field, such as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's), paramedics, first responders, and emergency dispatchers work everyday with very little appreciation or ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption This morning the Dwight Fire Protection District duty crew trained on how to draft water from a static supply.

Photographer Johna Bradley, May 06

This morning the Dwight Fire Protection District duty crew trained on how to draft water from a static supply.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Dwight Fire Protection District participated in the Dwight Springfest Touch A Truck Event.

Photographer Johna Bradley, May 04

Dwight Fire Protection District participated in the Dwight Springfest Touch A Truck Event.
The Dwight Springfest hosted a Touch A Truck where children and adults explored Ladder truck 1819 and Engine 1811.
The Touch A Truck was held at Guardian Angel Basset Rescue Park on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm.... (Full Story & Photos)

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