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Key West Fire Department
 

Key West Fire Fighters want you to remember to drive safely in changing weather conditions!

Check out important information to share with your family and friends to keep

everyone safe on our Fire Prevention page.

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Firefighter entanglement and low clearance drills.

Member Kate Arnold, November 06

Tonight we discussed methods to avoid becoming entangled in wires, how to get yourself untangled, and how to maneuver through areas with low clearance.

Another important piece of advice was about when to call a mayday. Call mayday as soon as you feel entrapped. You can always continue to work on getting yourself free. If you can't get yourself out within a minute or two of calling a mayday, you should ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Extinguisher Recall

Member Chris Tigges, November 02

Fire safety week might be over, but as a Public Safety Announcement. Please check your extinguishers and make sure yours isn't covered in the recall.
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/fire-extinguisher-recall-kidde-nearly-40-million/... (Full Story)


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2-1/2" Smooth Bore Tip Selection

Member Chris Tigges, October 25

Some good follow up on what our training was about last week.
... (Full Story)


 
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Did you know this about dialing 911 in Iowa?

Member Tim Hoffman, October 21

As of October 18th, 93 of Iowa's 99 counties have Text-to-911 capability!
Call if you can. Text if you can't!
(Below: Map of Iowa counties with Text-to-911 availability. Six counties without the service are: Henry, Lee, Marion, Monona, Pottawattamie, and Scott.)
http://www.homelandsecurity.iowa.gov/programs/E_911.html... (Full Story & Photos)

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Using smooth bore nozzles at the training center.

Member Kate Arnold, October 16

Chris Tigges helped us review the uses and potential of different nozzle styles, especially smooth bore nozzles.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Key West Fire Department
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Dubuque, IA 52003
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