FIREMEN'S MEMORIAL

 

This Firemen's Memorial was installed the week of July 21, 2003.  Dedication activities were held in November.

 

           

 

The Delmont Volunteer Fire Department was organized on November 23,  1903.  Their current fire station and meeting was built in 1968 with donations and revenue from the annual sausage supper.
The Delmont Volunteer Firefighters provide firefighters, first responders, and EMT's for the Delmont Rural Fire Protection District.  The District covers parts of Charles Mix, Douglas and Hutchinson counties
; including the communities of Delmont, Greenwood and Clearfield Colonies (approximately 175 miles).  
Current apparatuses available to fight fires:  1997 Chevy Pumper - Engine 1
                                                                     1981 IH Tanker/Pumper - Tank 1
                                                                     1976 IH Tanker/Pumper - Engine 2
                                                                     1980 Dodge Grass Unit - Engine 3
                                                                             Ford Fire/Rescue Unit
A 1923 Luverne Pumper "Bertha" has been retired, can be seen at the Pumphouse Museum, but still in working condition.
The Delmont Fire Department currently has 20 members.  These dedicated volunteers are ready and willing to answer any call. any time, for any emergency.
                                                                       
The Delmont Fire District recently received through the Douglas  County Electric Cooperative a $250,000 no-interest loan.
The check passed through the cooperative from the Rural Electric Economic Development, or REED fund. Douglas County Electric successfully made an application to USDA Rural Economic Development loan and grant program.
 
Bertha
1923 Luverne
Brush Engine
Engine 1



Tanker 1

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