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Key West Fire Fighters want you to remember that fire prevention week is October 8th-14th this year!

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

everyone safe on our Fire Prevention page.

Did you know Fire Prevention week is observed on the Sunday through Saturday period in which October 9 falls, in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire, which began October 8, 1871, and did most of its damage October 9.

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Reviewing Our Territory

Member Kate Arnold, October 02

Tonight the fire department members took the time to review the numerous roads, addresses, homes, and businesses in our territory. Our territory that we are are responsible for covers approximately 96 square miles. We often rely on our fellow team members who are familiar with certain areas as well as on GPS mapping. We focused on some of our more outlying areas that are more difficult to get our ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Thanks to Bellevue and La Motte Fire Departments!

Member Chris Tigges, October 01

Thanks to Bellevue Fire and La Motte fire for the assistance with the hay bale fire today. It's good to know we can rely on our neighboring departments for the help when it's needed.... (Full Story)


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Volunteers stepping up this week!

Member Brian Arnold, October 01

Thanks to all of our volunteers who dropped what they were doing to help with the structure fire this week. A lot of damage to the building but saved a lot of possessions.... (Full Story)


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Thanks for the Mutual Aid from Bellevue Fire and Bellevue EMS!

Member Chris Tigges, September 23

Thanks to Bellevue Fire and Bellevue EMS for the assistance with the rollover accident today, your help was greatly appreciated, especially in this heat! Bellevue and Key West crews always work together very well.... (Full Story)


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Annual Fire Hose Testing

Member Kate Arnold, September 18

This evening we took on the task of testing our hoses. This involves pulling all the lines off the trucks and stretching them out to approximately 400 foot lengths. Once the hoses are laid out we begin inspecting them for damage and wear spots. After the lines are inspected we tighten the hoses at each coupling, mark the hose at each coupling and proceed with pressure testing. The hoses are tested ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire hose connected to the testing apparatus.
Fire hose connected to the testing apparatus.

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Key West Fire Department
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Dubuque, IA 52003
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