Community Corner

  This area will highlight the top questions called in to our District Office or provide other local information.

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and happy holiday
from our family to yours!

Joe Turek Memorial

A memorial service for Joe Turek who passed away in July will be held at Johnson Lane VFD, Station 6 on December 10th at noon.

Gary Sozzi

Gary Sozzi, a long time member of Sheridan VFD passed away on November 1st.

Read his obituary from the Record Courier.

A memorial celebration is planned for Gary at Genoa Lakes Golf Club in Genoa, NV on the evening of January 4th, 2018.

Kidde Fire Extinquisher Recall

Nevada State Fire Marshal Urges Checking Fire Extinguishers for "Kidde" Models with Plastic Handles Due to Recall - One Related Death Reported.

Read the Press Release

Link to Kidde site with affected model ID Guide and instructions on how to obtain a replacement extinquisher.

Winter Burn Season

The 2017 winter open burn season started on October 21st and ends on December 10th.

Download the permit with instructions.

Residents who conduct clean-up burning during this open period are required to call the East Fork Fire burn line each and every day of the proposed burn. A recording will advise whether it is a permissive burn day or not and the burn hours for that day. All fires shall be out by 3:30 p.m.

BECOME A COMMUNITY HERO!

The East Fork Fire Protection District is searching for people to fill Logistical Firefighter and Support Volunteer positions.

Volunteer Membership page with all the details!

Link to Volunteer Application

Link to volunteer application that can be filled out online.

When the link comes up, enter your email address. Click No, I'm new and then the Sign In button. Fill out the form and choose Create Profile from the buttons at the bottom. Follow the screens to fill out the application then click apply for the job.

Make sure you choose Logistical Firefighter or Support Volunteer. Support is the non-responding volunteer.

Agenda, Minutes & Back-up Files

East Fork Fire Protection District Board Of Directors     Added the November 21, 2017 meeting Action Sheets & Backup and the October 17, 2017 Draft Minutes (For Review Only) on 11/19/17.

LEPC Added new note, Statewide Threat Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) info and survey link, Fire Shows West & Winter Outlook on 9/20/17.

Fire Chiefs' Advisory Board     Added the November 15, 2017 backup and the August 16, 2017 draft minutes (For Review Only) on 11/13/17.

In The News

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Changes to the Website

USFA Update

Thanksgiving Messages to Share

After action reviews: The good, the bad, and why we should care

Previous USFA reports and training information.

Posted 11/20/17

Board of Directors AS, Backup & Draft Minutes

Added the November 21, 2017 meeting Action Sheets & Backup and the October 17, 2017 Draft Minutes (For Review Only) to the Board of Directors page.

Posted 11/19/17

1st Quarter Fiscal Year 17/18 Economic Survey

Added the 1st Quarter Fiscal Year 17/18 Economic Survey to the Finance page.

Posted 11/17/17

Board of Directors Agenda

Added the November 21, 2017 meeting agenda to the Board of Directors page.

Posted 11/15/17

December Training Update

Added the New Volunteer training on the 9th at Station 7 to the December training page.

Posted 11/14/17

East Fork is Hiring!

Our jobs page with link to the application process and key dates.

Posted 11/14/17

FCAB Backup & Draft Minutes

Added the November 15, 2017 backup and the August 16, 2017 draft minutes (For Review Only) to the FCAB page.

Posted 11/13/17

USFA Update

Free webinar: Preparing for a National Catastrophic Event

Previous USFA reports and training information.

Posted 11/13/17

FCAB Agenda

Added the November 15, 2017 meeting agenda to the FCAB page.

Posted 11/09/17

USFA Update

Kidde recalls almost 38 million fire extinguishers in the U.S.

Previous USFA reports and training information.

Posted 11/06/17

Tender Operations Pictures

August tender operation trainings pictures can be found at the top of the page under the Community Information and Forms, Photos From Recent Events tab.


Posted 11/06/17

Operations Update

Added the Viral Meningitis Information Bulletin to the Health section of our Operations page.

Posted 11/06/17

November Training Update

November's East Fork Training is Driving Rodeo & Squad Operations.

Follow this link for November class dates and special classes.

Updated the overall training page.

Updated the Previous training on the Partners page.

Updated the Outside Training Opportunities.

Posted 11/03/17

Kidde Fire Extinquisher Recall

Read the Press Release

Link to Kidde site with affected model ID Guide and instructions on how to obtain a replacement extinquisher.

Previous Press Releases can be found under the Community Information and Forms tab at the top of the page.

Posted 11/03/17

Preacher Fire Entrapment FLA

The Preacher Fire Entrapment Facilitated Learning Analysis (FLA) report was added to the Alerts page.

Posted 10/31/17

New Battalion Chief Contract

Added the Battalion Chief contract that was approved on October 17th at the Board of Director's meeting to the Contracts page. The approved contract covers from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.

Posted 10/24/17

New Fire Link

Added the National Interagency Fire Center to the Links, Fire Info Links at the top of the page. Under In the Spotlight in the right column of their page, click on Sit Report to get the latest information on fires nationwide.

Click on Links, Fire Info Links at the top of the page for other sites with fire related information.

Posted 10/24/17

USFA Update

New report offers insights for emergency responders on chlorine releases

FEMA releases the refreshed National Incident Management System

Previous USFA reports and training information.

Posted 10/23/17

Outside Training Opportunities Update

Added the October 29-30 Reno Firefighter Survival class flyer, the January 11-12 Boulder City Preparation for Initial Company Operations class flyer and the January 25-26 Carson City Shaping the Future class flyer to the Outside Training Opportunities page.

Posted 10/22/17

East Fork Stats

For the week ending November 27th: The Duty Chief is Deputy Chief 102 Eisele.

As of November 19th: EFFPD has responded to 5793 incidents in 2017.

District Office: 1694 County Road,
Minden, NV 89423     775-782-9040

E-Mail Training Sign-Up: Click here to send an email to sign-up for East Fork classes. Include your name, station, class topic and date.


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NOAA Weather-Ready Nation website link.

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