Fire Crews Extinguish Weekend Grass Fire
Monday, 02 March 2015 10:28
A grass fire near the German Settlement Road prompted response by the Valentine Volunteer Fire Department and Kilgore Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday afternoon around 2pm. According to Valentine Fire Chief Engels, a cutting torch sparked the blaze, which burned approximately 3 acres as well as the edge of a tree grove at the Duane Porath place. No structures were reported damaged. Fire crews were on scene for approximately 90 minutes extinguishing the fire.
Fire Departments Train in Valentine
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 09:17
The Valentine Volunteer Fire Department hosted a two night training put together by the Nebraska Fire Marshall's Office at the fire hall. Several departments including Valentine, Ainsworth, and Thedford took part in the training. The drills focused on teamwork and fire behavior and control using water vs. propane. A video from the event can be seen by visiting the Valentine Volunteer Fire Department's Facebook page.