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February 9, 2017
Fire and ice: Farmington firefighters complete ice rescue training
The Farmington Fire Department spent 90 minutes in a class on ice rescue Monday night, Feb. 6, and then headed to a local pond on 195th St. and...
February 9, 2017 - 5:30am
May 5, 2016
Fire chief completes a first year filled with change
One year after he became Farmington’s first full-time fire chief, Jim Larsen leads a department he says is better organized, more accountable...
May 5, 2016 - 5:59am
March 24, 2016
Firefighters perform a birthday party rescue
Sarah Herr was just about ready to give up. She had invited kids to her son Adam’s birthday party. She’d even changed the date and time in...
March 24, 2016 - 6:14am
November 12, 2015
Play Bingo, win a bird Saturday
New Farmington fire chief Jim Larsen has never been to his department’s annual Turkey Bingo fundraiser, but he’s already got a pretty good...
November 12, 2015 - 9:18am
October 8, 2015
Your weekend: State marching band championship returns Saturday
There's no complaining about having nothing to do this weekend. From fire department open houses to marching band championships to ham dinners...
October 8, 2015 - 10:55am
September 17, 2015
Fire chief has his eyes on fees that have gone uncollected
Farmington fire chief Jim Larsen has discovered what he called “a host of fees” the fire department had become lax on collecting over the years. He hopes to change that. He made the city council aware of his findings at Monday night’s work session. No decisions were made by...
September 17, 2015 - 6:14am
August 24, 2015
Gas leak forces evacuations
Farmington firefighters evacuated 75 people from their homes and businesses late Monday morning because of a gas leak on 195th Street west of Eureka Avenue. A construction crew working with a bulldozer severed a four-inch gas main at about 11:15 a.m. Monday, fire chief Jim Larsen...
August 24, 2015 - 3:36pm
August 6, 2015
Farmington fire department gets big donations
Three big checks and a defibrillator exchanged hands at Monday’s Farmington City Council meeting, with the fire department taking home the...
August 6, 2015 - 9:16am
April 24, 2015
Outgoing fire chief plans for retirement
There might be a few Monday nights over the next couple of months when Tim Pietsch gets in his car and heads to Farmington’s Fire Station No....
April 24, 2015 - 11:17am