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The new 2017 BOF Academy (Dwight, Limestone, Salina, Odell, & Herscher) students participated in a practical SCBA maze

Photographer Johna Bradley, February 18

The new 2017 BOF Academy (Dwight, Limestone, Salina, Odell, & Herscher) students participated in a practical SCBA maze. The maze is preparing the firefighters for real world problems they may run into. The maze includes an up and over drill, an entanglement box drill, a breached wall drill and a confined space tube.
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2017 Dwight, Limestone, and Salina BOF Academy Orientation Night at Limestone Township Fire Protection District

Photographer Johna Bradley, February 07

2017 Dwight, Limestone, and Salina BOF Academy
Orientation Night at Limestone Township Fire Protection District
This program will cover all the cognitive objectives in all three modules of the B.O.F. curriculum, as well as performing and testing on all practical hands-on skills, including live-fire evolutions. Students will receive practice, review, and testing on all aspects of the program. By graduation ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Dwight Fire Protection District welcomes the 'New to Us' 1997 Pierce Aerial 100 ft Tower Ladder

Photographer Johna Bradley & Chief Paul Johnson, January 22

The 1997 Pierce Aerial 100 ft Tower Ladder is replacing a 1988 Grumman Aerialcat 100 foot straight stick. This tower ladder will give us more versatility and provide us with some capabilities that the straight stick would not. We protect the Fox Developmental Center which is a state facility for the disabled. The tower ladder will be more useful if we needed to rescue individuals from this location. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Dwight Fire Passes Illinois Department of Labor and OSHA Inspection

Chief Paul Johnson, January 12

On January 11, 2017, the Dwight Fire Protection District underwent a comprehensive audit by the Illinois Department of Labor and OSHA. During the audit proceedings, DFPD administrative staff and an OSHA auditor met to review the department's operations, training, facilities, and equipment. If the auditor finds any major violations or determines that the department is non-compliant, IDOL/OSHA can ... (Full Story)


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2016 Proves to Be a Record Year for DFPD

Chief Paul Johnson, January 12

2016 proved to be a record year for the Dwight Fire Protection District. The Dwight Fire Department responded to 284 emergency incidents in 2016, a 30 % increase from 2015. Over the last 5 years, the department’s responses have increased by 104%. In 2016, 24% of responses were calls to assist Dwight EMS, 22% of calls were for vehicle accidents, 11% of calls were for in-district structure fires, ... (Full Story)


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