Lake City Fire Department

Fire department presents fire prevention prizes at St. John’s

Nov 22, 2023
Lake City Firefighters Garten Haeska and Logan Peters went to St. John’s Lutheran School recently to present prizes to the winners of two contests and a drawing held for fire prevention week. Fifth grade students at the school participated in a poster design contest. Third graders partcipated in a...

Fire department presents coloring and poster contest awards at Bluff View Elementary School

Nov 15, 2023
As part of its Fire Prevention Week activities in October, the Lake City Fire Department sponsored a coloring contest for Bluff View Elementary School third graders and a poster contest for fifth graders. Pictured above, from left, are Lake City firefighter Jack Weyer, poster contest winners Mali...

Fire department receives grant for high-powered compact fan

Nov 8, 2023
Lake City Fire Department is the recipient of one of 177 grant awards totalling $746,000 from Compeer Financial’s Fund for Rural America, the Farm Credit cooperative’s giving program, through its Emergency Response Equipment Program, according to a news release. Lake City Fire Department received...

Many doings last weekend

Oct 11, 2023
Last weekend was a busy one for Lake Citians. On Friday there was a community Tiger Tailgate Party at Lincoln High School hosted by the school’s wellness committee, not to mention the Homecoming football game itself (see related story). On Saturday Patton Park was the site of the annual Fall Fest...

Patton Park is the focal point for Saturday music, trucks, and trikes

Oct 4, 2023
After last weekend’s Johnny Appleseed Days festival made downtown Lake City the center of attention, this weekend the focus shifts to the area in and around Patton Park, where several events are set to take place Saturday. Lake City Fall Fest’s touch A Truck event will be in the park and on Center...

Fire department: Condominium complex catches fire after lighting strike

Sep 27, 2023
A local condominium complex caught fire after being struck by lightning on Sept. 23, according to a Facebook post from the Lake City Fire Department: “First arriving Lake City Police officers reported smoke in the building and aided with evacuation. First in firefighters quickly found the fire...

Garrison flag flies on 9-11

Sep 13, 2023
The Lake City Fire Department had a few of its trucks parked outside Monday, the 22nd anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, which claimed thousands of lives, including those of many emergency workers responding to the attacks. From the extended ladder of the department’s ladder truck hung...

Fire department trains with rail car at mill

Aug 16, 2023
Lake City firefighters used a railcar at Ardent Mills in Lake City to practice confined space training last week. The department thanked Ardent Mills in a Facebook post for hosting the training.

Tracy Jones wins 2014 Ford Explorer in Lake City Fireman’s Dance raffle

Jul 12, 2023
Tracy Jones won the grand prize in the raffle drawing at the Lake City Fireman’s Dance on July 1. On July 5, Tom Heffernan and several Lake City Firefighters were on hand at the fire hall to present Jones with the keys to a 2014 Ford Explorer donated by Tom Heffernan Ford. The raffle and dance are...

Fireman’s dance a big draw

Jul 5, 2023
Hundreds came out to dance, bounce, toss bags, drink, eat, buy raffle tickets, get balloon crowns made, and socialize at the Lake City Fireman’s Dance at the fire hall on July 1. The annual event is a fundraiser for the Lake City Firefighter Relief Association, which pays for equipment, training,...


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