May
31
2015

FD Responds to Fire Alarm

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At 3:28pm, the USRFD was dispatched to a home on Cobblestone Drive for an activated alarm. Chief Vierheilig (IC) Asst Chief Rauch (Ops) and Engine 1232 responded. Crews investigated to find an alarm panel malfunction due to a power surge. Once clear all units returned.

May
26
2015

USRFD Remembers

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On this Memorial Day, we remember those who have served our country with honor and made the ultimate sacrifice. We also remember the men who served the USRFD that have answered their last call, especially Oscar Greene and Lou Manke.

May
26
2015

FD Participates in Memorial Day Parade

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Members of the USRFD and the FD Ladies Auxiliary float during this years Memorial Day parade.

May
20
2015

Memorial Plaza Preparation Underway for Memorial Day

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Many thanks to Uniscape Landscaping for cleaning up the Memorial Plaza and planting dozens of flowers in preparation for Memorial Day.

May
18
2015

Congrats to FF Akira Yamaki and His Fiance

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Congrats to USRFD and MFD Co 2 member Akira Yamaki and his now fiancé Christina on their engagement! Well wishes to you both!

May
16
2015

FD Assists With USREF 5K

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This morning, members of the USRFD worked posts throughout the town during the Educational Foundation 5k Run.

May
15
2015

FD Responds to Brush Fire

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At 3:29pm, the USRFD was dispatched to a small mulch fire at a home on Oak Drive. Engine 1232 (OIC. FF C Roberts) responded. Crews used the booster line to quickly extinguish the fire caused by an outdoor electrical outlet that had shorted out. Once clear, all units returned to HQ.

May
13
2015

Red Flag Warning for the Area

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The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for our area. A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are expected due to a combination of strong winds, low humidity, and dry fuels. Any fires that develop may quickly get out of control and become difficult to contain.

With that being said, the USRFD strongly advises against the use of chiminea, backyard fire pits, or any type of open burning. Embers from these types of fires can very easily ignite dry leaves or vegetation. Barbecuing in a grill, either propane or natural gas fed, is the only acceptable outdoor cooking method that should be used.

In the event of a brush fire, call the fire department immediately. Should you have any questions, please contact Chief Vierheilig of the USRFD at 1230@usrfd.org or message us here on Facebook.

May
3
2015

Progress on USRFD Communications Room

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Work continued on the USRFD communication room over the past week with sheet rock installed and spackled, followed by crown molding. Tile is being laid in preparation for the custom console that will be built by members next weekend. Stay tuned for more updates.