Hamel Fire Department
Proven tool for sudden cardiac arrest cases  An alarmed voice calls for help. The voice tells the 911 operator that a family member has collapsed. Emergency responders find an unconscious man on the floor of an upstairs bedroom. He has no heartbeat. The responders immediately begin CPR by hand. Wil...Read More
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He is a second-generation Hamel firefighter Jeff Ruchti started out as a firefighter with the Hamel Volunteer Fire Department 31 years ago, and now he is the new Hamel fire chief. Fire Department members elected Ruchti to a three-year term on Monday, March 10. They also elected Neil Wolfe as assista...Read More
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City to pay HFD $169,400 per year After lengthy negotiations, the Medina City Council and the Hamel Volunteer Fire Department have agreed upon a two-year contract under which the HFD will receive $169,400 in 2014 in operating costs and $60,000 for the department’s capital fund. The council looked ...Read More
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Fire departments in Rockford, Loretto and Hamel are educating school children and adults about preventing and fighting fires in the kitchen during National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6-12. The Loretto Fire Department will hold its open house from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Fire Station, 259...Read More
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