MISSOULA RURAL FIRE DISTRICT
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Missoula County Montana
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NEWS & EVENTS - MISSOULA RURAL FIRE DISTRICT (MRFD) ~ Missoula County Montana
Tue MAY 13
New Firefighters Hired
& Goodbye to Another
2013 FIRE SEASON
THANK YOU LOWE'S
For supporting the MRFD Smoke Alarm Give-Away Project.
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 ? Read more in the February Smokescreen
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. Read how the SAFER Grant Six helped !
MILL LEVY INCREASE
May 6th Vote
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."
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
in the schools
Ready for possible spring flooding ? MRFD has FREE SANDBAGS at Four Stations:
• Station 1: 2521 South Ave W
• Station 2: 6550
• Station 4: 9480 Highway 10E
• Station 5: 12221 Highway 93S
Sand will also become available at these four stations,
if needed. Stay tuned.
For Flooding Prep
STATION STAFFING INFO
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.