Luverne Fire Department

The quiet neighborhood at the base of the Blue Mounds State Park was a busy place Monday when the Luverne Fire Department exercised a controlled burn on the house next to the quarry parking lot. The training, which began at 6 p.m. and continued after 10 p.m., allowed seven teams of firefighters to...
At the Tuesday night, Aug. 25, meeting, the Luverne City Council approved the purchase of a 2010 Rosenbauer 101' platform firetruck for $550,000. A new one costs over $1 million.
The Luverne Fire Department has added a key piece of equipment to its firefighting fleet. Fire Chief Dave Van Batavia requested the Luverne City Council approve the purchase of a newer platform truck to replace the 1985 unit currently in use. Van Batavia said the current 30-year-old truck is...
This is the picture Jonathan Kurtz snapped from the top of the flagpole.
The well-known flag at Papa’s Place Family Restaurant in Luverne was flying high again in time for Memorial Day weekend, thanks to help from members of the Luverne Fire Department. Firefighter Jonathan Kurtz went up in the LFD’s ladder truck on Thursday afternoon to replace the rope system that was...
Operators of the 114th Fighter Wing South Dakota Air National Guard Emergency Management office brought their Mobile Emergency Operations office brought their Mobile Emergency Operations Center (MEOC) to Luverne Monday for a demonstration.
Area fire departments and emergency response officials recently learned about a high-tech resource that’s available to them, should disaster strike. Operators of the 114th Fighter Wing South Dakota Air National Guard Emergency Management office brought their Mobile Emergency Operations Center (MEOC...

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