Luverne Fire Department

Kevin and Logan Peterson wave as fire trucks drive through their neighborhood Sunday in Luverne.
Firefighters and first responders from the Luverne Volunteer Fire Department and Rock County Ambulance formed an eight-vehicle “parade” Sunday afternoon as they drove through each neighborhood with sirens, lights and smiles during the 90-minute ride. The event was intended to brighten everyone’s...
Brett Hood seeks direction on where a grocery bag is going.
Luverne firefighters volunteered to deliver groceries in the community on March 18 to residents who weren't venturing out from home due to social distancing precautions.  Firefighters picked up groceries that residents had ordered at Sunshine Foods and made stops at the Blue Mound Tower, Centennial...
Magnolia and Luverne fire departments responded to the scene of a dryer bin fire Thursday morning, Dec. 12, at the CHS elevator terminal in Magnolia. When emergency responders arrived shortly before 10:30 a.m., CHS had already shut off gas connections and had started removing corn from the 2,700-...
Tom Beaner, Steen, was at work in Sioux Falls Wednesday morning when he received a call from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office. The person on the phone told him his house was on fire and they wanted to know if anyone or any animals were inside. The answer was no. A neighbor called 911 shortly after...
Luverne Fire Chief David Van Batavia (left) accepts a $2,500 check from Barry Hager of CenterPoint Energy Tuesday at the fire hall. The donation is part of CenterPoint Energy’s Community Partnership Grant Program that awards funds to local communities for safety-related equipment and projects. In...
Members of the Luverne Fire Department practiced dispatch and staging for housefires in three different parts of town Monday night as part of their regular training program. They’re pictured here rolling up fire hoses after “responding” to a “fire” in a one-story home on West Bishop Street. From...
Local Girl Scouts delivered cookies to the Luverne Fire Department Monday night as part of their “Donation of Caring” project. Pictured at the fire hall are (front, from left) Girl Scouts Erin Mongold, Millie Gonnerman, Mila Rensink, Amelia Ganun, (back) co-leader Christine Tyng, troop leader Emily Rensink and Luverne Fire Chief David Van Batavia.
A small group of girls made a large delivery to the Luverne Fire Department Monday night at the fire hall. As part of their “Donation of Caring” project this year, the Girl Scouts in kindergarten through first grade accepted cookie donations — 37 boxes in all — from their customers for “local...
Luverne Fire Department member James Rahm talks to day care children in the Luverne Fire Hall Tuesday morning. He showed them what he wears to go into a burning structure, and he specifically pointed out how scary he looks and sounds when he is wearing his full protective gear. He told them to not...
Fire protection isn’t cheap, and rural township officials are questioning the price they pay for emergency response from the Luverne Fire Department. The groups met Sept. 7 for their annual budget review, and township officials showed up with pointed questions — such as: •“Why are we still making...
Luverne Fire Department members made quick work of this car fire Wednesday, Feb. 10, in the Rock County Implement parking lot. Nobody was injured in the event, but the car, owned by Joel Thacker, appeared to be a total loss.

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