FIREFIGHTERS BEGIN HYDRANT TESTING

FIREFIGHTERS BEGIN HYDRANT TESTING      Beginning next week, Rock Community firefighters will begin testing and labeling local fire hydrants.      Firefighters will be checking the hydrants for proper water flow and making sure that the hydrants open easily if needed for water supply.      The florescent color label that will be attached to each hydrant…

Virtual Fill The Boot for MDA!

This year has been a pain for almost everyone. We know there are people suffering financially as well as businesses. Unfortunately COVID has also put a damper on some very important activities like fundraisers. I’m referring to the “Fill the Boot” for MDA in particular. This year we are unable to be out in person…

Rest easy, Lieutenant Ron Wehlage

Both the Wehlage family and the Desoto Rural family are in our thoughts and prayers. Rest easy, Lieutenant. From the DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District:“It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Lieutenant Ron Wehlage between shift change Sunday morning and Tuesday afternoon. This could be job related, and that will be…

RCFPD awards banquet

The Rock Community family gathered last night for a “Caddyshack” themed awards banquet. Members received recognition for their years of service, their exceptional work as a crew, and clinical saves. Two different crews received the Bronze Medal of Valor for their heroism and lifesaving efforts after successfully rescuing civilians from residential structure fires. Congratulations to…