FROM THE CHIEF'S DESK
Dan E Leeds Scholarship for Fire Fighting and Emergency Medical Services
On August 7th 2014, the Greer Fire District suffered the tremendous loss of our founder and Board Chairman Dan E Leeds. To honor his memory and his selfless contribution to Greer and the surrounding area, the Greer Fire District Auxiliary created the Dan E. Leeds Scholarship to assist those interested in pursuing an education or career in Fire Fighting and Emergency Medical Services.
One scholarship award will be given per year. Two cash awards of $500 dollars will be given to the successful applicants.
Scholarship applications will be limited specifically to applicants from the following agencies and entities.
Alpine Fire District
Eagar Fire Department
Nutrioso Fire District
Saint Johns Fire Department
Springerville Fire Department
Vernon Fire District
Concho Fire District
White Mountain Ambulance Service
Saint Johns Emergency Medical Services
Round Valley High School
Saint Johns High School
Applications must be post dated no later than April 19th, 2019.
Please see the application form for all requirements and details.
Firefighter Steven Vickers or Firefighter Jacob Orona at (928) 735-7279 with any questions
When having a Campfire make sure that it is cleared around fire area, have water available, a phone & have filled out a Burn Permit & have called the Fire District. When done with your Fire; - Drown, - Stir, - Feel; make sure Fire is COLD & OUT.
With Fall & Winter approaching the weather is getting Cooler. Before using your Fireplaces have your chimneys inspected & cleaned if needed. Have your furnaces inspected & cleaned as well. If using a wood burning fireplace make sure ashes are Cold before cleaning; place ashes in a a metal bucket with a lid & store in a safe place. Make sure all ashes are Cool before disposing of. DO NOT Dump ashes out on the ground. Pictured Below Ashes that were dumped on the Ground; This Fire was reported 10/2/2018.
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Greer Fire District now requires a BURN PERMIT for any burning within the Greer area. Burn Permits can be picked at Greer Fire Station #2.
Things YOU can do to Protect your Home & Property
If you would like other suggestions or recommendations to protect your Home & Property or have questions or concerns regarding safety, fire conditions, fire prevention or general questions about the Greer Fire Department you may contact us at (928) 735-7279.
Thank You, Greer Fire District
Mark Wade – CEP
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