Posts With Keyword ‘Pella Fire Department’

Pella Police, Fire Among Members of Emergency Response Association

Posted: Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Emergency service agencies in Marion County are formally creating an agreement for mutual assistance in emergency situations.

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Vehicle Crashes into Pella Business

Posted: Sunday, August 15th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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A scary scene unfolded last Sunday morning on the west side of Pella, as a vehicle veered out of control across traffic and crashed into the front of a local automotive service center.

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Health Issues a Factor in Crash Into Pella Auto Shop

Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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A scary scene unfolded Sunday morning on the west side of Pella, as a vehicle veered out of control across traffic and crashed into the front of a local automotive service center.  

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Cut Gas Line Forces Hotel Evacuation in Pella

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Guests and employees of a Pella hotel were evacuated Tuesday morning, after a crew digging on the property cut a gas line, starting a small fire.

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Rollover Accident West of Pella on Sunday

Posted: Monday, May 3rd, 2010 at 6:29 am

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A rollover accident west of Pella Sunday afternoon sent at least one person to the hospital with unknown injuries.

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One Injured in Accident Monday Morning

Posted: Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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One person was transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle accident Monday morning on the west side of Pella.

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Rear-End Collision Halts Traffic on West Side of Pella

Posted: Monday, April 26th, 2010 at 10:04 am

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One person was transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle accident Monday morning on the west side of Pella.  

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Fewer Calls in ’09 for Pella Fire Department

Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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The Pella Fire Department responded to ten fewer calls in 2009 than in 2008.

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Slick Roads May Have Contributed to Collision in Pella

Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Snow-covered roads likely played a role in a two-vehicle accident that happened Monday evening on the west side of Pella.

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New Fire Truck for Pella Rural FD

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2010 at 6:23 am

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The Pella Fire Department welcomed a new member to the Rural Fire Department crew last week – a “quick attack” brush fighter truck.

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Pella Rural Fire Department Receives New Truck

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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The Pella Fire Department welcomed a new member to the Rural Fire Department crew this week – a “quick attack” brush fighter truck.

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Fire Chief Asks for Help in Keeping Fire Hydrants Clear of Snow

Posted: Saturday, January 2nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

The current temperatures mean that piles of snow likely won’t be going away any time soon, and the Pella Fire Department is asking for a little help from the community if those snow piles continue to grow.

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Trucks Ready for 2010, says Pella Fire Chief

Posted: Wednesday, December 30th, 2009 at 6:25 am

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As 2009 draws to a close, the Pella Fire Department has taken the necessary steps to ensure they are again ready to serve the public in 2010.

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Road Conditions Can Slow Emergency Responders, says Fire Chief

Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at 6:23 am

Snowy roads throughout Marion County is not only restricting travel by motorists, but also means limited capabilities for emergency responders.

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Holiday Decorators Reminded to be Aware of Fire Hazards

Posted: Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 6:27 am

With the holiday season in full swing, area residents are encouraged to take the proper safety precautions with interior and exterior decorations.

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Pella Public Safety Departments Remind Residents to Use Good Judgement

Posted: Thursday, November 26th, 2009 at 6:29 am

The Thanksgiving Holiday should be a time of celebration and enjoyment with loved ones, but it can also be one of the more dangerous times of the year.

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One Injured in Rollover in Otley

Posted: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 at 6:21 am

A rollover accident in Otley this weekend sent one person to the hospital with unknown injuries.

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Residents Reminded to Check Chimneys Before Using Fireplaces

Posted: Friday, October 16th, 2009 at 6:25 am

Many residents began lighting up fireplaces as the cold weather has moved in, but before it gets much later in the season, homeowners should be making sure their chimneys are cleaned.

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Pella Fire Chief Reminds Rural Residents to Report Burns

Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2009 at 6:29 am

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National Fire Prevention Week runs through Saturday, and is not only a time for reminders on how to protect personal property, but also to review fire safety policies.

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Smoke Detector Batteries Should be Changed Bi-Yearly

Posted: Wednesday, October 7th, 2009 at 6:27 am

National Fire Prevention Week runs through this Saturday, and one of the most basic, yet most important fire safety items residents can have is a smoke detector.

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