MISSOULA RURAL FIRE DISTRICT
NEWS & Events
Missoula County Montana
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NEWS & EVENTS - MISSOULA RURAL FIRE DISTRICT (MRFD) ~ Missoula County Montana
Tue Aug 12th
Firefighter Jason Butler Earns Buckle Up Montana Award -
2013 FIRE SEASON
Local Author One of Many to Say THANKS
NEW INSURANCE RATE !!
GRANT-FUNDED STAFFING of six more firefighters helps with Emergency Response & Insurance Costs,
but funding expires this year. How to keep savings & safety ? see February smokescreen - archive copy
FIRE DISTRICT'S ISO
(Insurance Services Office) RATING # IMPROVES - From 5, Now 4 -- for properties
within five miles of an MRFD or Mutual Aid Provider fire station and 1,000 feet from a fire hydrant. This improvement means taxpayer
insurance $$ savings ~ January archive of Smokescreen.
MILL LEVY INCREASE
Vote held May 6th
FEDERAL SAFER GRANT allows "adequate number of firefighter/EMTs to arrive within initial minutes of an emergency" AND "more complete,
immediate action to save lives or fight fires."
-- March Smokescreen
Congrats 2014 SERVICE AWARD Winners ! Firefighters of the Year (2013): Jason Butler (Career Firefighter), Jeff Jacobson (Volunteer
FF) & Max Kottwitz (Resident FF). See all 2014 banquet results with a click NOW.
10 am - 2 pm
CHILD SAFETY SEAT CHECK*
MRFD has FREE SANDBAGS at Four Stations. Sand available soon, as needed.
For Flooding Prep
Two career-firefighter/ EMT- emergency response: Does your MRFD station have it? Why does it
matter? Lots of good info, including flood planning, in the April Smokescreen Newsletter.
VOTERS APPROVE MAY MILL LEVY REQUEST.
Officials THANK The Public for May 6th Support of Resolution 2014-1: Mill
Levy Request to retain firefighters.
*CALL 406 549-6172
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