Mulvane Emergency Services

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The Year 2011 in Review!

EMS ran 705 calls or 2 per day!

Mulvane Fire Rescue ran 389 calls or 1 per day!

Mulvane Fire hosted Driver Operator / Pumper class.

Mulvane Fire raises $3,077 for MDA in boot drive

Automatic aid agreement between Sedgwick County Fire Department and Mulvane Fire Rescue was signed into effect.

Mulvane Fire Rescue is awarded a VFA Grant from Kansas State Forestry Service for $1,938 for a foam system on Tender 406.

Mulvane EMS receives two new Stryker Power cots. 

MES Fire Prevention crews visited approximately 700 children in 4 preschools and grades K-2 this year.

M.E.S. received a 2010 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to help replace most of it's UHF radio system to new narrowband digital equipment.  This federal grant to Mulvane was for $26,885.

M.E.S. also received a 2010 Regional AFG Grant in cooperation with the Sumner County Fire Chief's Association.  Mulvane Fire Rescue acted as the host department for the grant.  This grant was for $98,325.  It assisted 9 Fire Departments and 4 EMS Services in Sumner County to purchase 209 new pagers. 

 

Public Safety study was conducted to prepare for the Kansas Star Casino.

 

2011 Firefighter II class;

Lt. Mike Fells Instructor, Trent Julius, Chris Nolan, Kyle Gasaway, Jayson Williams, Nate Yarnell.

 

2011 MFR Probie Class welcomes;

FF Carl Edgell, FF Nick Ryan, FF Stuart McDowell, FF1/EMT Nathan Yarnell, FF1/EMT Duane Brill & FF2/MICT Kurt VinZant.

 

Mulvane Fire Reserves welcomes;

Kasey Meeks, David Burton & Parker Ryan

 

 

(December 2011)

House Fire on 116th Street East

One in custody, KAKE news story!

   

More pictures here!

Watch a Video of first arriving trucks

 

New automatic aid agreement between Sedgwick County Fire Department and Mulvane Fire Rescue.

See the story from KAKE TV.

Sedgwick County will now respond to all structures fires west of the BNSF railroad tracks in Mulvane, including Kansas Star Casino & they will send a Tender to the Twin Lakes addition.

Mulvane will respond to structure fires in Peck with a Tender and respond an Engine to an area starting at 95th South & Oliver to 159th East & 119th South.

 

(November 2011)

Semi-fire on Kansas Turnpike.

   

   

This Semi was hauling cars when a fire started in the trailer axle.  Five cars were a total loss, two more were damaged.

More photos and Video here!

 

2011 Fire Department
More photos here!

 

Interesting Non-injury accident!

     

 

(October 2011)

Mulvane Fire Rescue is awarded a VFA Grant from Kansas State Forestry Service for $1,938.

Kansas Forestry Service provided $1,938 to purchase a new Hale Foamlogix 2.1 Foam System for Tender 406.  The project included a 12 gallon Foam Tank, front bumper ground nozzle and installation.  Low bid for this work was Emergency Fire Equipment in Mayfield, KS for a total cost of $5,000.

   

More photos here!

 

Fire Prevention Week!

     

Lt. Heersche & Fire Pup talk to kids at local daycares.

 

MES Open House

   

 

Approximately 250 people visited MES Open House this year.  Open House celebrated the end of Fire Prevention Week.
MES Crews visited approximately 700 children in 4 preschools and grades K-2 this year.  Thanks to all who helped make this a successfully year!
 
More Photos, Click Here!

 

(September 2011)

Early Morning Grease fire at Sonic.

   
Minor damage, big mess on the floor!
Small fire behind grill that employees could not access to extinguish!

 

MDA Boot drive!

Thanks to Lt. Mundell and his efforts, Mulvane Fire Rescue raised over $3,077 this year for MDA.

Great Job guys!

 

(August 2011)

Driver Operator / Pumper class starting in September!

Sign up on KUFST website here.

Lt. Mike Fells Instructor

 

Auto Aid structure fire in Derby

Click here for photos by FF Aaron Mattson

 

Structure Fire on Blue Ridge Ct.

   

   

   

 See more of Garry's photos here!

 

(July 2011)

    

RV Fire on I-35

       

Tender 408 supplies water to S/G County E-31 on a RV & Boat fire.

See more of Garry's photos here!

 

House Fire near Belle Plaine leave one family homeless.

       

Units from Mulvane, Derby, Udall & Wellington assisted FD #9 out of Belle Plaine with the fire.

Wichita Eagle article

KAKE TV

 

(June 2011)

Disposable Structure Fires: 12 ways to stay safe

By Chief Gary Bowker 
Everyone Goes Home Program Kansas Advocate

The above article was written by our own Resource Team Member, Retired Chief Gary Bowker.

This article is published in FireRescue1 online at the above link.

 

Mulvane EMS receives two new Stryker Power cots.

http://www.ems.stryker.com/equipment.jsp?id=1

 

(March 2011)

Mulvane Fire Rescue responds to multiple grass fires. 

     

     

To see more of Garry's pictures, click here!~

 

Mulvane Emergency Services receives two AFG Awards.

M.E.S. received a 2010 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to help replace most of it's UHF radio system to new narrowband digital equipment.  This grant replaces one repeater, 12 mobiles and 14 portables to new narrow band, digital, trunked 450 Mhz equipment.  This equipment would have been obsolete in January 2013 due to new FCC mandates.  This federal grant to Mulvane was for $26,885.

Pro-Comm LMR was low bidder using Kenwood NEXEDGE equipment.

M.E.S. also received a 2010 Regional AFG Grant to replace pagers.  This grant was in cooperation with the Sumner County Fire Chief's Association and Mulvane Fire Rescue acted as the host department for the grant.  This grant was for $98,325.  It will assist 9 Fire Departments and 4 EMS Services in Sumner County to purchase 209 new pagers.   The old pagers would have been obsolete in January 2013 due to new FCC mandates.

Mobile Radio Service was low bidder on this using Motorola Minitor V pagers.

Search AFG Awards 2010

Mulvane Emergency Services is also just finishing up with Sprint-Nextel Rebanding in which we were able to replace eleven (11) 800 Mhz mobiles and eleven (11) 800 Mhz portables with new P-25 digital radios which will operate on the new State 800 Radio System, new Butler County 800 and new proposed Sedgwick County 800 radio system.  This amounted to about $105,000 of new equipment from Sprint-Nextel to Mulvane, M.E.S. paid $14,000 for the digital P-25 upgrades.  Mulvane Police Department also received 10 mobiles and one portable. 

Mobile Radio Service was the contract provider on this using XTL 2500 mobiles and XTS 5000 portables.

 

Car vs Motorcycle leaves one in serious condition.

   
Car stopped just short of hitting the house, but did knock over a live power junction box.

 

House Fire

     

Click here for Garry's Photos!

 

  • Porch fire

     

    A bamboo flower pot caught on fire, burning the siding on this residence.  Please be careful where you place your cigarette butts!
    Passing motorists noticed the fire, called 911 and pulled the plant away from the house.

     

    2011 Firefighter II class

    (L-R) Lt. Mike Fells Instructor, Trent Julius, Jordan Hargadine, Jason Johnson, Nathan Griblin, Chris Nolan, Kyle Gasaway, Jayson Williams, Kim Taylor (Barbie), Nate Yarnell.

     

    2011 MFR Probie Class

    (L-R)  Carl Edgell, Lt. Jason Mundell Instructor, Nick Ryan, Stuart McDowell, Nathan Yarnell.
    Not Pictured, Duane Brill, Kurt VinZant.

     

    Sumner County Fire District # 12, board members.

    (L-R)  Fred Heersche, John Melick, Travis Patterson, Jim Cunningham, Pres. Harry Sutton, Steve Firkens, Jim McDaniel.

     

     

    (February 2011)

    House fire on Oliver, North of Belle Plaine.

       

    Fire appeared to have started in a bathroom vent fan and spread through the ceiling joists.

     

  • (January 2011)

    Response area maps including Mulvane West and the Kansas Star Casino.

         

     

     
    Wichita Eagle? article about Mulvane Fire Reserves in 1974-75?

     

     
    Lt. Kimble is receiving appreciation plaque in 1978.
    Rural house fire in February 1978.

     

    Public Safety study to be conducted to prepare for proposed Kansas Star Casino project.

    Kansas Star Casino Sumner County Proposal

    Kansas Star Casino Presentation

    Link to Kansas Star Casino website.

     

    Years of Service page updated and Probie class added!

    Mulvane Fire Reserves welcomes David Burton!

     

    Second house fire this year, both apparently caused by candles.

     

     

    Pasture and trash pit fire.

    Click to view video.

     

    First City structure fire of the year.

           
    Fire was contained to a converted attic living space.  A candle was believed to started the problem.
     
         

    Wiring defects were also discovered in the meter box due to age.

     

    Firefighter 2 class now forming!

    Class will be held on Monday & Wednesdays starting January 19th, 2011.  Lt. Mike Fells Instructor.

    Sign up here at KUFST.

     

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