Saturday, June 24, 2017

17firepole1  Alvo Fire Department

As of June 9th - 7 calls for service which included 1 traffic control, 2 district fires, 1 mutual aid to Murdock Fire Department, 1 station standby and 1 controlled burn standby.

 Next Fire meeting, Wednesday, July 5th, at 7 PM


17SOL1  Alvo Rescue Squad  

As of June 9th - 8 standbys, 3 911 calls.

Next Rescue meeting, Wednesday, June 14th at 7:00 PM. - Boot sizing.

Six squad members are trained in the new 'Stop the Bleed' procedures for emergency bleeding control. Thirty percent of trauma patients die from uncontrolled external bleeding. EMTs practiced using tourniquets, packing wounds and use of hemostatic agents. 'Stop the Bleed' is the CPR of the 21st century.