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Man escapes from burning vehicle in rural Danube
November 7, 2016 - 10:51am
October 13, 2016
Paul Cool, a Willmar Fire Department  lieutenant with Company 7, demonstrates how to put on firefighter gear Wednesday at Rice Care Center in Willmar. Cool says the fire department does an annual demonstration at Rice Care Center to remind people to practice fire safety and also inform people about new gear and equipment the fire department is purchasing.

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Willmar Fire Department annual demonstration at Rice Care Center
October 13, 2016 - 2:09pm
September 25, 2015
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Video: Willmar Fire Department upping roster towards full strength
September 25, 2015 - 12:00am
September 22, 2015
Brainerd to move to mostly volunteer fire department
September 22, 2015 - 11:30pm
September 13, 2015
A newborn puppy sticks its nose into the oxygen recovery mask for pets, the same device that saved the puppy’s life and the lives of its three littermates after a fire in Cleveland, Ohio.  submitted
Free dog oxygen masks helping to save pets in fires
September 13, 2015 - 11:18pm
September 11, 2015
She doesn’t celebrate her birthday
September 11, 2015 - 11:18pm
July 28, 2015
Willmar Fire Chief Frank Hanson, left, discusses breathing equipment June 30 with support staff member Rick Johnson at the Fire Station in Willmar. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Committee balks at preorder
July 28, 2015 - 11:56pm
April 9, 2015
Gary Hendrickson will start May 1 as deputy fire chief at the Brooklyn Center Fire Department. (TRIBUNE/File)
Willmar fire chief resigns
April 9, 2015 - 11:18pm
September 11, 2014
Willmar Fire Department's ladder trucks displayed an American Flag Thursday in remembrance of Sept. 11. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton.
Willmar remembers Sept. 11
September 11, 2014 - 3:04pm
April 14, 2014
An early morning lightning strike Saturday caused extensive damage to this home overlooking Green Lake near the Green Lake Bible Camp on the 9200 block of Lake Avenue South, Spicer. The lighting split open this oak tree, blew out concrete and carved a 20-foot long trench on its path. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Thunder prompts fire call: Lightning strike ignites house fire on Green Lake
April 14, 2014 - 12:21am
February 5, 2014
he Montevideo Fire Station will enclose approximately 13,000 square feet and include six, double-deep bays, three of them with drive-through access. The image of the preliminary design is courtesy of Cities Edge Architects, Willmar.   Submitted
Montevideo to call for fire hall bids
February 5, 2014 - 11:34pm
November 19, 2013
Willmar Fire Dept. to conduct controlled burn
November 19, 2013 - 11:38pm
July 2, 2013
Rural Litchfield house burns, used for fire training
July 2, 2013 - 9:00am
January 10, 2013
Gary Hendrickson, Willmar’s new fire chief, is pictured Thursday during an interview in his new office. The city will introduce Hendrickson to the community during an open house from 2 to 3 p.m. today at the fire station. Hendrickson, 42, and his wife, Charity, and young son, will be moving from Rockford to Willmar.  Tribune photo by Ron Adams
New Willmar, Minn., fire chief: Maintain and improve customer service is the goal
January 10, 2013 - 11:12pm