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Eastern Randolph Co Fire Monitoring Equipment

Eastern Randolph Co Fire Monitoring Equipment

Firefighters from Eastern Randolph County Fire Protection District receive training on the use of a gas detection monitor that was recently placed into service.

Firefighters have a new tool at their disposal to improve service to local residents. The Eastern Randolph County Fire Protection District has placed into service new gas monitoring and detection equipment.

The new equipment that firefighters were recently trained to use allows for the detection and monitoring of four important gases during emergency situations. “The new monitor allows for us to take air samples in situations where the atmosphere may be dangerous to residents and firefighters alike”, said David Gaines, Chief of the Eastern Randolph County Fire Protection District. “This is a new level of services that helps to provide safety for not only the first responder but the residents located in eastern Randolph County.” Continue Reading →

Emergency Response Agencies Awards Dinner

EM-ResponseFive of Randolph County’s fire departments came together this past Saturday evening to host a combined awards dinner. For the first time all five of the county’s fire departments that are manned by volunteers honored those same volunteers with awards for their service to the community.

Over 175 people were present at the Municipal Auditorium in downtown Moberly to recognize the service to the community of 20 individuals. Each of the five fire departments, Eastern Randolph County Fire Protection District, Higbee Area Fire Protection District, Northeast R-IV Rural Fire Protection District, Southeastern Randolph County Fire Protection District and Westran Fire Protection District each recognized four individuals. Continue Reading →