Harrison firefighters practice high angle rescues

Thu Sep 19 20:04:44 PDT 2019

Harrison firefighters practice high angle rescues

Wind is the weather story today

Wind gusts of 30-35 mph will be common across the region today, with a few places perhaps hitting 40 mph. Highs near 60° will feel much chillier.

Ash Grove Fire Protection District buys land for new fire station

The Fire Chief said the goal is to start construction in the next two to three years.

Tornado siren in Sparta didn't sound off

The siren is an old model that needs to be cranked by hand to power up.



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