The Raymond Volunteer Fire and Rescue would like to congratulate Firefighter/EMT Eric Brown for being named Instructor Of The Year at the 30th Annual 2013 NEMSA Spring EMS Conference. Congratulations for a job well done!
Our condolences to those affected by the shootings today in CT. The Raymond Fire Department also extends our thoughts and prayers to the first responders who worked the scene and kept their composure under tremendous stress. What a horrible scene it must of been!
Your Rayumond Fire Department will have its doors open on Halloween, Weds. October 31 from 6:30pm till 8:30pm for trick or treaters. Bring up the ghouls',goblins,princesses,pirates and super heros and help RVFD celebrate Halloween!
Make Halloween safety part of your holiday fun. Start with these practical Halloween safety tips. It's the time of year for costumes, sweets, and tricks and treats.Put Halloween safety first with these common-sense tips
RED FLAG WARNING AND EXTREME FIRE DANGER byraymondfire(October 17, 2012, 08:10:49 AM)in Fire
...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY...
.STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED TODAY WITH DRIER AIR MOVING IN BY THIS AFTERNOON. THE STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES IN AREAS WITH DRY VEGETATION WILL COMBINE TO RAISE FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TO CRITICAL LEVELS.
KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-BUTLER-SAUNDERS-SEWARD-LANCASTER-SALINE-JEFFERSON- 342 AM CDT WED OCT 17 2012
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY
* WIND...NORTHWEST WINDS AVERAGING 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 40 TO 45 MPH.
* HUMIDITY...LOWEST RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AROUND 20 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED AND MAY ALREADY BE BANNED.
RANGELAND FIRE DANGER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE 527 AM CDT WED OCT 17 2012
KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-STANTON-CUMING-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-BUTLER-SAUNDERS-SEWARD-LANCASTER SALINE-JEFFERSON- 527 AM CDT WED OCT 17 2012
...EXTREME FIRE DANGER TODAY...
THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE EXTREME CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON.
EXTREME FIRE DANGER MEANS THAT FIRES START QUICKLY...SPREAD FURIOUSLY AND BURN INTENSELY. ALL FIRES ARE POTENTIALLY SERIOUS. ALL OUTDOOR BURNING SHOULD BE AVOIDED IN AREAS WITH EXTREME FIRE DANGER.
A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE EXPLOSIVE FIRE GROWTH POTENTIAL.
More Information go to http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Raymond&state=NE&site=OAX&lat=40.9566&lon=-96.7815 &&
The Firefighters of the Raymond Vol. Fire Dept. are hosting an Open house to the public. You will be able to view all Fire Apparatus. View live demonstrations and receive fire safety tips. Bring the whole family, food and drinks will be provided free of charge. Raffle and door prizes. Star Care will also make an appearance.
The Raymond Fire Department is pleased to announce that Dr. John Bonta is now our Physician Medical Director. Dr. Bonta is currently a physician with Nebraska Emergency Medicine group and works at BryanLGH East / West. He is very involved in Emergency Medicine and has many years of experience providing medical control for Fire Departments in this area. Welcome aboard Dr. Bonta!