Bushes, bark dust, your apartment building – these are just a few things that could go up in flames due to fireworks. Every summer we respond to numerous fires caused by the improper use and handling of fireworks.
It’s barbeque time! Make sure that the barbecue is not near any material that could catch fire. Only open the propane tank a quarter to one-half turn.
Spring is here and with its arrival comes the need for outdoor clean up.
The snow has melted and the plants and trees are budding and blooming! Spring is arriving and your thoughts may be turning to that ritual of spring cleaning. With it comes a reminder to keep your home safe from the threat of fire.
Douglas County Fire District 2 held its 34th Annual Firefighter Appreciation and Awards Banquet on February 10, 2018 and recognized several employees for dedication and service.
It has been a busy fall and winter bringing aboard new faces at the District! During our fall 2017 hiring process for additional Combat-Role Volunteers, we were fortunate to have three individuals who had prior volunteer firefighting experience (Lateral Volunteer) join the organization.
Chief Glenn comes from the City of Mount Vernon Fire with 24 years of experience.