Entries by IMFD

DECON… not just for victims anymore

The increased risks of several types of cancer are well recognized throughout the fire service. Carcinogens as byproducts of combustion enter firefighters’ skin through PPE penetration, cross transfer from PPE to the skin, inhalation in the environment and gear off-gassing. This has become even more hazardous with the increasing use of synthetic materials in home… Continue Reading DECON… not just for victims anymore

WEBSITE NOTIFICATION OF VACANCY ON THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

A vacancy has occurred on the Board of Commissioners due to the resignation of Commissioner Scott Kuhn.  The District is seeking written letters of interest and resumes from qualified electors who reside in the District to fill the vacancy. Letters of interest and resumes may be submitted via email to contact@ionafire.com or mailed to “Vacancy”… Continue Reading WEBSITE NOTIFICATION OF VACANCY ON THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

CELEBRATING OUR OWN

Tuesday evening May 15th, Iona McGregor Fire District recognized several of our own for their dedication, years of service and achievements. Chief Howard added to our ranks our newest “Honorary Firefighter”, Gavin Lawrey – with a uniform shirt and oath of service. Afterword everyone enjoyed refreshments and time with family to celebrate. Blessings and celebration… Continue Reading CELEBRATING OUR OWN

We hope our senior population knows we care about their safety…

Fire service professionals recognize the elevated risks faced by older adults, and NFPA®’s innovative video starring Tom Bosley helps you deliver solutions to the community. We hope to teach seniors practical strategies for avoiding fires and falls — leading causes of preventable injuries for seniors.” Continue Reading We hope our senior population knows we care about their safety…

… Using Space Heaters to supplement your home heating this year?

How to Use a Space Heater Safely Half of all home heating fires happen during the months of December, January, and February. Our experts, as well as the pros at the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers and the National Fire Protection Association, offer the following safety tips: Place the heater on a hard, level, and… Continue Reading … Using Space Heaters to supplement your home heating this year?