Basic Wildland Fire Course

On the 19th & 20th of June Meagher County Fire put on a Basic Wildland Fire Training at the Fire Training Center in White Sulphur Springs. The training course is required for new firemen who respond to wildland fires and covers Wildfire Terminology, Safety, Incident Command System, Fire Behavior, Fire Tactics and engine operations. This course meets NWCG (National Wildfire Coordinating Group) standards under 310-1.

Fireman's Pancake Breakfast

On the 20th of June 2010, The Fathers Day Pancake Breakfast was again put on by the White Sulphur Springs Volunteer Fire Department and The Meagher County Fire Department. The pancake breakfast is the main source of revenue the firemen use to purchase fireworks for the 4th of July exhibition. The fireworks for this year’s 4th of July display have already been ordered and while you are enjoying 4th of July show,

Spring D.N.R.C. Fire Truck Inspection

On the 7th of June 2010 Montana D.N.R.C. arrived for their annual inspection of their fire trucks. Meagher County was the first county in the state to join the D.N.R.C. cooperative program. The D.N.R.C.

Spring Fire Training Refresher

Spring fire training has almost been completed. Fire personnel have been through the spring fire refresher and some through the pack test. Once they have had the fire line basic course which is two days of basic fire training, the fire personnel are required to go through a fire safety course annually and if they want to respond to fires outside of Meagher County, perform what we call the pack test.

Two Creeks Fire Training

On the 30th of May at approximately 10:30 am, Fire Chief Rick Seidlitz and one of the Assistant Chiefs Jess Secrest gave some of the residents of Two Creeks some fire training on their new fire truck. 

Helocopter Training Video

Watch the video, by Rick Seidlitz
 

Make your home fire resistant

The Meagher County Commission and Fire Chief Seidlitz would like to remind residents to do their part in understanding the importance of fire mitigation and being prepared for the fire season. Two of the most important things for residents to do to be prepared for the fire season are to provide access for fire vehicles and the second is to have a defensible space of 100-feet clearance around their homes and property to give firefighters a chance to save it during a wildfire. With

Video of Park Hills flame retardant drop

Park Hills fire in 2008, video was shot by Heith Stdham using his cell phone.
 

Decals For the Fire Equipment

Decals now identify responding Meagher County Fire vehicles, courtesy of a $5,000 donation made to the Meagher County Fire Department.   For several years now, Meagher County Fire has tried to come up with the money for decals to identify the fire engines, as is required by D.O.T.

Basic E.M.T. Training

 

 

In February Meagher County Ambulance began an E.M.T. (Emergency Medical Technician) training course with a class

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