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Joaquin VFD Report Includes 4 Calls for Week of Jan. 22-28

January 30, 2023 - The Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department had a fairly average call volume for the week of January 22nd through 28th with 4 calls. Here’s a summary of the weeks events.

Sunday at 12:26pm a page was received in regards to a grass fire in a pasture on County Road 3361. Fire had covered a small portion of the pasture and was moving across the ground at a steady pace. The JVFD responded to the call with a single brush truck and put a quick stop to any further spread.

Joaquin VFD Reports Active Week with 7 Calls

January 9, 2023 - The opening week to 2023 was an active one for the Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department with 7 separate calls, 3 of those on New Year's Day alone. Here's a summary of the week's events.

The first call of the year came in around 2:00am for a camper on fire off of County Road 3189. When units arrived on scene, they found the camper fully involved and began to pull hose lines. After a close to an hour of dousing flames and hot spots the fire was deemed under control. The camper was a complete loss, but no one was harmed.

Joaquin VFD Reports Three Calls; Election of Officers

December 19, 2022 - Over the week December 11 through December 17 the Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department had three calls as well as our annual officer election. Here’s a summary of the weeks events.
 
Of the three calls, two consisted of medical assistance and the other a request to help funeral home personnel with a deceased person. 
 
In other news, the department held its final meeting of the year Monday night to elect the officers for 2023. The results of which are: 

Joaquin VFD Report for Week of Dec. 4-10 Includes 6 Medical Calls

December 12, 2022 - The week of December 4th through 10th was an active one for the Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department with 6 medical calls. Here’s a summary of the weeks events. 

Starting with Sunday, there was a call regarding a male with swollen legs causing pain on County Road 3590. The JVFD EMR team responded to check out the patient and assist Allegiance EMS.

Joaquin VFD Activity Report; Annual Awards Given

December 4, 2022 - The week of November 27th through December 3rd was a jam-packed one for the Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department with 7 separate call-outs and the annual JVFD Christmas Banquet. Here's a summary of the week's events.

Starting off with Monday morning, there was a call regarding a man suffering from a weak pacemaker on County Road 3620. A few minutes after receiving the page the JVFD was told to cancel their response.

Joaquin VFD Reports 2 Calls for Thanksgiving Week

November 28, 2022 - The week of November 20th through 26th, in addition to having the Thanksgiving holiday, yielded 2 calls for the Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department.

Here’s a summary of the weeks events.

The first call came in Sunday afternoon for a mutual aid request from DeSoto Fire District 1 on a brush fire located on Belle Bower Road. The JVFD was en route to the fire when a second page was received that stated the fire was under control and Joaquin could return home.

Joaquin VFD Report Includes 6 Calls for Week of Nov. 6-12

November 14, 2022 - The week of November 6th through 12th was a busy one for the Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department with 6 total outings. Here’s a summary of the weeks events.

The calls began Sunday night with a person in need of medical attention in the lobby of the Executive Inn and Suites on the Haslam strip. The JVFD EMR team responded to monitor the patients vitals until Allegiance EMS could arrive for transport.

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