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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.

6/21/18 We had a request to burn a house down. When we receive these requests we use them as a training opportunity for the department.

If you have properties or large brush piles you would like assistance burning please contact us at 319-857-4343.

 

We regret to inform you that one of our past members James (Jim) Cerveny passed Thursday 5/24.

Jim was a valued member and Firefighter of the Jefferson Monroe Fire Department (Swisher) from 1980 – 1994. He served as secretary and treasurer from 1985 – 1989.

We extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends. His fire family misses him but his contributions and efforts live on through our community.

Rest peacefully brother you have served us all well!

Obituary

James Cerveny

This day we remember those who have laid down their lives in battle.

We lower our flag to half mast to honor those before us.

We raise our flag from midday to sunset to honor those living who watched their brothers and sisters fall.

 

We have two members from our Cadet program that graduated yesterday with their class of 2018.

We could not be more excited of the future that awaits you!

Congrats Trennan and Nicole!!

If you or someone you know is between 16-17 looking to learn more about a career in fire or ems.

We have a cadet mentorship program.