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Girl on Fire: Benefit to be held for local firefighters

[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, December 3, 2015]

Every day is a trying time at Creston Fire Department, but recently, it’s been more challenging than usual.

Two of my fellow firefighters are battling severe illness and injury, and we as a department have been doing all we can to help them and their families through it all.

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Girl on Fire: Firefighting: not just fighting fires

Me 6[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, July 17, 2015]

The sound of nails hammered into wooden planks echoed through a maintenance shed, and voices rang as men yelled to each other for building materials.

I was one of more than 10 participants to attend a trench excavation and rescue class at Southwestern Community College, and enjoyed learning among Creston, Afton and Osceola firefighters.

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