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 By Warren Wittstruck    News    May 11, 2023

Local Fire Districts do live training in area

When there is smoke there may be dangerous fires. LCFD#5 has been busy preparing for Wildland Fires 2023 by offering the S-190/ S-130 training to dozens of local volunteer firefighters as well as many...

 

LCFD No. 5 - Volunteers with dedication and heart

The sirens go off, and suddenly there is an influx of traffic heading to the local fire station. Such dedication these men and women have for their communities. This goes without saying for Pine...

 

Emergency lights slow down - move over

Emergency Lanes are needed for emergencies. Recently while responding to a semi trailer fire on the Interstate, I personally observed how important the emergency lanes are to fire and rescue operations. That day the Westbound Interstate was blocked...

 

Why we need Volunteers

How many businesses have you visited this year that had signs “HELP NEEDED”?  How many businesses have you seen close their doors and liquidate or go bankrupt?  How many signs have you seen on business doors that business hours have been...

 

911 Calling Volunteers

June 17th is a day that I won't forget. That day was my first response to a CAD call which was to assist EMS to help rescue a longtime friend. I arrived at the station and nobody was there but two...

 
 By Warren Wittstruck    News    July 1, 2021

Highway Safety and why we need it....

The Laramie County Fire District No. 5 is sharing a subject that is one of the least discussed in today’s fast pace driving world. It is called by some as Initial Blocking at Highway Incident Scenes. “While on a recent fire call response, I...

 

Everyday heroes and why we need them

The 3,000-gallon Port-a-tank – LCFD5 volunteer training exercise 05/24/2021 The port-a-tanks are used by the fire department for emergency use to supply a temporary water resource for fire trucks wh...

 

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