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Video: Aircraft Training Live Burn

The Daviess County Fire Department is responsible for fire suppression at the Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport. Firefighters participated in a live burn exercise as part of required yearly aircraft training. The helicopter prop is provided by…

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Carpenter Lake Sonar Training

The Daviess County Fire Department participates in a training exercise at Carpenter Lake near Yelvington. Firefighter Jonathan Heath highlights the capabilities of the Humminbird Side Imaging Sonar Program. It is utilized by first responders for underwater…

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Fire Department Highlights ISO Audit

The Daviess County Fire Department has been conducting inspections at commercial buildings and pre-planning for the ISO Audit. ISO stands for Insurance Services Office.  It is a professional organization that provides ratings for fire departments and…

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High Angle Rope Rescue Training

The Daviess County Fire Department participates in a joint training with the Henderson Fire Department. High Angle Rope Rescue involves terrain with a slope of 60 degrees or greater. In these scenarios, firefighters rely entirely on…

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Video: Forcible Entry Training

When firefighters respond to an emergency, they never know if the house will be locked or unlocked. The Daviess County Fire Department participates in Forcible Entry Training, demonstrating different ways to gain access while minimizing damage…

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2022 Christmas Wish Golf Scramble

The Daviess County Fire Department is preparing for the Christmas Wish Golf Scramble on September 9, 2022. Click here for team and sponsorship information or contact the Fire Department at 270-685-8440.  All of the proceeds support Christmas…

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New Tower for Digital Radio System

A new telecommunications tower is being built on Hobbs Road near the West Daviess County Landfill. The tower will be utilized for the P25 digital radio system, providing better coverage for emergency personnel.  At present, Daviess…

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