Nokomis – The Nokomis Fire Protection District will be able to fight fires and help rescue people from car accidents more efficiently with new equipment.
Chief Joseph Gasparich says they were able to buy a rescue jack a very important stabilization tool to use for car accidents. Along with a 2013 F-550 brush truck, a fire engine to use to fight vegetative and corn field fires.
The truck has a control feature in the cab for fighting ground fires, which allows firefighters to remain safely away from the fire while putting it out. The money comes from the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant.
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