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Staff changes at Gravois FPD

by Janet Dabbs Gravois Fire Protection District board discussed staffing changes during its Wednesday, May 17 meeting at district headquarters in Laurie. Fire Chief Ed Hancock said he was scheduled to interview a candidate that week for a position as division training chief. Applications would continue to be accepted until a selection was made. Hancock

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Versailles Rural Fire Report

The Versailles Rural Fire Protection District recently responded to the following calls: On Thursday, June 1, personnel were dispatched for fire in a tree at a location on Highway BB, arrived on scene and found controlled burn, no assistance needed, call cancelled. On Thursday, June 1, three personnel were dispatched for automatic aid to Versailles

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Versailles City Fire Report

The Versailles City Fire Department recently responded to the following calls: Saturday, June 3, three responders assisted Mid-Mo Ambulance District unit 31 with a medical call on West Green Street. Saturday, June 3, a responder assisted Mid-Mo Ambulance District unit 30 with a medical call on Fairgrounds Road. Saturday, June 3, two responders assisted Mid-Mo

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Rural FPD completes training course, still waiting on grant

The Versailles Rural Fire Protection District board of directors Thursday, June 1 was informed by Chief M.B. “Doc” Jones that the 40-hour basic fire fighting course has been completed and another course in July is being considered by district officers. Jones also reported Versailles Rural FPD firefighters are working on a five-year department plan. Equipment,

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Disaster loans available

In Missouri, 47 counties were recently designated as primary agricultural disaster areas making some farmers and other agricultural producers in primary and contiguous counties eligible for low-interest emergency loans from USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA). Morgan County was among those designated as primary disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by severe storms, tornadoes,

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