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Dickinson Press Article Published Apr. 19,2021

 Event Information: https://www.visitdickinson.com/events/2021/touch-a-truck 

Touch-a-Truck is an educational community event hosted by Infinity Real Estate Group in Dickinson that provides children the opportunity to see and touch heavy machinery and meet the people who build, protect and serve the Western Edge.

"Dickinson fire chief talks wildland fire training, fire prevention, more"

Published 5:05pm, May 05, 2021              

Written By: Jackie Jahferson

Dickinson Fire Chief Jeremy Presnell details a monthly report regarding the increased number of calls for service to the Dickinson City Commission. Presnell also speaks on how the Dickinson Fire Department is finding ways to avoid burnout with the elevated fire conditions the region is experiencing.

"For those who pay "ultimate sacrifice" "
Published 2:37pm, Apr. 23, 2021              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Trailer home in North Park Campground total loss after fire"
Published 2:48pm, Apr. 08, 2021              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Ongoing fires keep Dickinson Fire Department on watch"
Published 5:38pm, Apr. 07, 2021              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Dickinson Police & Fire departments doll up for 7th Annual Heroes Ball"
Published 5:12pm, Apr. 05, 2021              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Brush fire ignites equipment on property, part of a field"
Published 6:32pm, Apr. 03, 2020              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Dickinson fire claims field on southside"
Published 9:24am, Apr. 02, 2021              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Dickinson Fire Department responds to Applebee's kitchen fire"
Published 2:18pm, Mar. 25, 2021              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Assistant Chief Deb Barros retires after 43 years of public service"

Published 6:00pm, Mar 11, 2021              

Written By: Jackie Jahferson

Assistant Chief Barros is retiring from the Dickinson Fire Department after 43 years of service with the City of Dickinson. Barros reflects on her years of service, how it was fate that led her to the fire department when she first began her city career as a dispatcher for the Dickinson police Department and...

"Firefighting 101: Area high schoolers get head start on career development"

Published 11:09am, Feb. 24, 2021              

Written By: Jackie Jahferson

Two Dickinson firefighters were awarded with employee certificates for their educational efforts with their Firefighter I Academy recruitment class at a previous Dickinson City Commission meeting. Fire Chief Jeremy Presnell highlights the importance of this program, and its impact on other fire departments across North Dakota as well as surrounding states.

"Two residential fires in a span of 24 hours highlight DFD skill"

Published 6:34pm, Dec. 16, 2020              

Written By: Jackie Jahferson

...man in Dickinson watched helplessly as firefighters battled a significant residential fire leaving his home all but destroyed after an unattended menorah candle set fire to the home Tuesday evening. AND on Wednesday afternoon a second residential fire damaged a home on Sims Street in Dickinson causing near $50,000 worth of damage.

"Residential fire claims Third Avenue home"
Published 8:48pm, Dec. 15, 2020              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Santa Claus journeys to Dickinson for parade, visit children"
Published 3:44pm, Dec. 15, 2020              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Dickinson and Area Emergency Responders spread holiday gifts"
Published 6:37pm, Dec. 11, 2020              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Heartwarming reunion between rescued Husky and firefighters"
Published 6:07pm, Dec. 02, 2020              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Dickinson Fire Department suppress attic fire"
Published 5:37pm, Nov. 30, 2020              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Dickinson Fire Department rescues dog after falling through ice"
Published 7:09pm, Nov. 16, 2020              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Dickinson City Fire Auxiliary hosts Silent Auction"
Published 3:01pm, Nov. 10, 2020              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Motorcycle catches fire southeast side of town"
Published 2:07pm, Nov. 06, 2020              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Dickinson Fire Department contain garage fire on southside"
Published 5:33pm, Oct. 28, 2020              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Dickinson Fire Department respond to enclosed porch fire"
Published 5:29pm, Oct. 20, 2020              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"Dickinson Fire Department responds to apartment patio fire"
Published 3:25pm, Oct. 13, 2020              Written By: Jackie Jahferson

"DFD receives new training prop by local donors"
Published 5:09pm, Sep. 17, 2020              Written By: Mathew Curry

"Dickinson firefighters climb 110 flights of stairs in honor of 9/11 fallen"
Published 3:40pm, Sep. 11, 2020              Written By: Kayla Henson

https://www.kfyrtv.com Article by Julie Martin Published: Sep. 8, 2020 at 12:23 PM MDT|

...Jeremy Presnell has stepped into the chief role after Robert Sivak retired after two decades as the chief.

Presnell served as the fire chief in Jerome, Idaho for two years, before he took his 17 years of experience to the classroom, where he taught fire sciences at a southern Idaho college.

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After 42 years of service to the city, Bob Sivak announced his retirement from the Dickinson Fire Department last month. The move closes a large chapter of the tenured public servant’s life and leaves the city searching for a new chief for the first time in 14 years.

In the waning days, Sivak fills his time with administrative duties, but come evenings, still sleeps with the radio on.

Hilary Hartman, long-time fire engineer with the Dickinson Fire Department, succumbed to T-cell Lymphoma on Monday January 20 at Sanford Health in Bismarck.

Firefighters choose to work under some of the most dangerous conditions imaginable. Whether rushing into burning buildings or providing emergency rescue services, they keep our homes, businesses, schools and community safe.

Members of the Dickinson Fire Department hosted the public event to bring the Dickinson community together to raise funds for local firefighter Hilary Hartman as he continues his fight with Cancer.

“One thing about Dickinson that is so great is everybody supports others and they support their own.” Kelli Scharf, part owner of Phat Fish Brewing Co., said.

Fire Station #1 named local historic landmark-

The building, at 25 Second Ave. W., was the site of Dickinson's first city hall in 1900...City Commissioners at their July 2 meeting officially recognized six buildings designated as local landmarks by the Dickinson Historic Preservation Commission...

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Handful of locals buck national trend -- National civic participation on decline

...On Thursday, April 11, the Dickinson Fire Department hosted their annual Spring Cleanup. The program provides an opportunity for all residents, clubs, schools, churches and businesses to participate in a city-wide civic Spring Cleanup. .

 "Burn ban issued for Stark County"
 KFYR-TV Article Posted: Tue 6:40 PM, Apr 09, 2019

Summarized report:
STARK COUNTY, N.D. - A burn ban is now in place for Stark County, and emergency services says anyone who violates it could face jail time and a $1,500 fine...​

'Blood, sweat and tears' -- Dickinson Fire Department honors firefighters

The Dickinson Fire Department hosted its Annual Awards and Appreciation Night last weekend, where five firefighters were recognized for their years of service.

Fire Station renovations emphasize gender separation

Dickinson Fire Department begins renovations to Fire Station 1 Monday. The site, at 25 Second Ave. W., has not had major remodeling done since the 1970s.

The first phase of the remodel will emphasize gender separation and firefighter health. The remodel is "long overdue," Fire Chief Bob Sivak said. The building, constructed in the 1930, originally hosted City Hall as well as the fire and police departments. It became a dedicated fire station in 1981.

Sound the Alarm: Red Cross, Fire department install free smoke alarms

The "Sound the Alarm" Event was a huge success in Dickinson thanks to all the organizational members who took park and community members who allowed us to install 95 smoke alarms helping to make 33 homes safer. You can do your part in helping keep your family and community safe by testing your smoke alarms monthly and replacing alarms that are 10years or older


Fire Department welcomes newest member of the family - Engine 3

Dickinson press Article Published in Wednesday 1/16/19 Paper


The risk of homes fires is higher during this time of year.

The City of Dickinson Fire Department would like to remind everyone of Fire Safety during Cold Weather.