Establishing what is truly important is the key to organizing everyday work and involving department members in a shared, committed, and continuous approach to service delivery.  Thus, “We are committed to safeguarding life and property”

March 8, 2017; 9:00 am
Board of Directors Meeting

March 8, 2017; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm    
Live Fire Burn, SPTC

March 12, 2017
Daylight Savings Begins
“Change your Clock, Test your Smoke Detectors”

April 6, 2017; 9:00 - 11:00 am
Blood Pressure Checks, Price Chopper

April 12, 2017; 10:00 am
Board of Directors Meeting

April 10-15, 2017; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm           
Live Fire Burn Training, SPTC

April 22, 2017; 8:00 am – 1:00 pm    
Live Fire Burn, SPTC

April 29. 2017; 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Healthy Kids Day, YMCA South.


Job Announcement for the Position of Firefighter
The Southern Platte Fire Protection District is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter. Minimum qualifications are: Firefighter I and II, Haz-Mat Awareness & Operations, EMT-B, CPAT, Firefighter Entrance Exam, High School Diploma or GED, good driving record, must be 20 years of age by date of hire and a non-tobacco user.
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Southern Platte Fire Protection District Reminds Residents to Check Their 
Smoke Detectors
It's time for Fire Prevention Week! Don't Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years.
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Fire District Urges SAFE Usage of Portable Heaters in Homes
According to a study, released by the U.S. Fire Administration, 900 portable heater fires occurred on average earch year from 2008-2010. The death total, according to NFPA in 2011 alone wa 400 deaths. USFA reported that 150 injuries occurred with approximately $53 million in property loss.
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Southern Platte Earns Thirteenth Life Safety Award
Safety education and fire prevention is paying off for one local fire district.

For the thirteenth year, the Southern Platte Fire Protection District has received national attention for its fire prevention accomplishments in 2013 by the National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire Research and Education Foundation (NASFM Foundation) in partnership with Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. The award was announced by Butch Browning, president of the NASFM Foundation.
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Southern Platte Earns Firefighter Grant
District Recognized for Fire Education, Prevention

Proper fire prevention and on scene operations is paying off for one local fire district. Southern Platte Fire Protection District has received attention in a competitive grant process and is being awarded a grant for $1,200 to assist in the purchasing of specialized water appliances for their fire apparatus.
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Fire District Wants You to Take Care of Your Heart When Snow Shoveling
As much of the Midwest gears up for a major snowfall this week, Southern Platte Fire District is urging people, particularly those with known heart disease, to take caution when removing snow.
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Fire District Encourages Cold Weather Safety
As the first cold weather of the year approaches, many people are turning on their heaters for the first time. Since colder temperatures result in longer operating time for heating equipment, there is more opportunity for that equipment to cause a fire. Southern Platte Fire Protection District Fire Marshal Dean Cull reminds everyone to follow important fire safety tips to avoid a tragedy in your own home.
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Southern Platte Fire Protection District Reminds Residents to
'Prevent Kitchen Fires'
It's time for Fire Prevention Week!  October 6th-12th Southern Platte Fire Protection District is joining forces with the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to remind local residents to ‘Prevent Kitchen Fires.'
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Fire District Reminds Citizens to Confirm Homeowners Insurance
Citizens and insurance companies regularly contact Southern Platte Fire Protection District regarding the change in their ISO Classification Rating. The District has not seen a change in the rating to the Fire Department since 2010, at which time it was reduced from a Class 6 to Class 4, District wide.
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