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On this day more than 90 countries lost citizens in the attacks

  • 6,000+ injured
  • 2,977 people were killed
  • 2,606 in the World Trade Center
  • 246 on the four planes
  • 125 at the Pentagon
  • 72 Law Enforcement Officers
  • 55  Military Personnel
  • 344 Firefighters

And the Death toll continues to rise due to exposure at ground zero.

https://www.firehouse.com/safety-health/news/21021760/fdny-911-attacks-death-toll-continues-to-climb-cancer-firefighters

 

Listen to the sound of all of the firefighters who died that day. The “chirping sound” is a built in safety in our gear to indicate a firefighter who is not moving and may have not reported in. For every chirp is a firefighter down.

SCAM ALERT!!

We at the Jefferson Monroe Fire Department have been made aware over the past couple of days about a mail scam going through our district. See images below for reference.

This is not coming from us. Please do not issue them money!!! Please file a complaint here: https://www.iowaattorneygeneral.gov

The only fundraisers we do throughout the year is the

– Swisher 5k in a July

– The Meat and More ( Mailer) raffle in September

– The soup supper in October.

We are grateful for you support and donations. They keep our department moving forward. If you ever have questions please call 319-857-4343 or email us directly!!

July 14th is National Macaroni and Cheese Day. We are celebrating this home cooked staple because of how often it sustains our members. So cook yourself a bowl of Mac and Cheese and if you’re feeling courageous enjoy one of our owns Special rendition.

Recipe Spotlight  – Hotdogs Macaroni and Cheese – Amy Ockenfels

Prep time: 1 min.
Cook Time: 45 sec.
Ingredients:

  • 1 Hot dog
  • 1 cup of Easy Mac
  • 1/2 cup of water

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Truck 1949 is off to the shop to begin its restoration project. We’ve had some members and community members donate their time and resources for us to begin the restoration process.

Stay tuned as we keep you updated with the progress.