100 Blackjack Rd. Argo, AL 35173

Hose Grant

 Argo Hose Grant Award

 

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In 2011 the Argo Fire Department applied for a Fire Hose and Nozzle Grant through the Assistance to Fire Fighters Grant Program. This grant was approved on February 3, 2012 for the amount of $54,959.00 to purchase new fire hose and nozzles for our department.

The new fire hose and nozzles was purchased through the bid process and received in April of 2012. The new hoses and nozzles replaced all the old hoses and nozzles that were in excess of 10 years old.

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Lightning Fire

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On Labor Day morning, around 1 a.m., Argo Fire and Rescue was dispatched to a residence in the Brookstone subdivision on a structure fire. The first engine from Argo Fire & Rescue (Engine 953) arrived on scene to find a residential structure with smoke and flames showing. Two Firefighters from engine 953 made an interior attack and were able to make a quick knock down and extinguish the fire. The second responding engine from Argo Fire & Rescue arrived on scene and started to assist with fire ground operations. Assistance from Springville Fire & Rescue was also received through the mutual automatic aid agreements between the two departments. In total 13 firefighters responded to this incident. At this time it is believed that this fire was caused by a lightning strike, which caused significant damage to the roof and attic of the structure.

 
Sunday, 19 August 2018

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