Choking Response Devices Delivered to Clarke County

(Clarke County, Iowa) — 51 LifeVac choking devices have been purchased via a grant from the E.F. & Silvia Schildberg Foundation and a donation by LifeVac LLC. Emergency Management will begin distributing the devices throughout the County. The LifeVac is a non-powered, non-invasive, single-use only airway clearance

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Residential Knox Box options for Osceola Fire District

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Press Release from Osceola Fire Department Osceola, Iowa – Osceola Fire Department adds residential Knox Box as options to homeowners. The Knox HomeBox™ is a secure key box for individual residences that can only be opened with one of 2 keys. These keys are secured in mounted

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Clarke County EMA, Osceola Fire Department Secure over $150K in Grants For Improvements

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The Department of Homeland Security and FEMA have awarded a substantial grant to the Osceola Fire Department for necessary updates to the radio communications equipment. Chief Byron Jimmerson and Jeremy Rounds of the Southern Iowa Council of Governments (SICOG) worked together to write the grant proposal. The

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Osceola Volunteer Fire Department in Recruitment Campaign

The Osceola Volunteer Fire Department is currently undergoing a transformation. The OVFD is a 100% volunteer fire department providing 24-hour 365 day a year fire and rescue protection to the district. Osceola’s district is comprised of about 6,500 people, Interstate 35, two major highways, railway, school district,

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