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Jamestown Rural Fire Department

January 6, 2018
Richard Klose, president of the Jamestown Rural Fire District Board of Directors, stands in front of the former CenturyLink buildling in the 1300 block of 9th Street Southeast. The fire district purchased the building and a 3.54-acre lot on which the building is located and plans to make the building the new fire station for the Jamestown Rural Fire Department. John M. Steiner / The Sun
New location: Former CenturyLink building to be JRFD’s new fire station
January 6, 2018 - 6:53am
November 24, 2017
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Barn fire
November 24, 2017 - 5:06pm
October 11, 2017
Farm equipment was used to create a break around a fire in a slough southwest of Jamestown Wednesday. Keith Norman / The Sun
Discing sparks dry slough fire
October 11, 2017 - 3:10pm
August 22, 2017
JRFD call was controlled burn
August 22, 2017 - 6:19pm
June 7, 2017
Jamestown Rural Fire Department responds to a call about a trash fire that got out of control Tuesday in the area of 4175 U.S. Highway 281 S., across from Orr Auctioneers about 7 miles south of Jamestown. Tom Laventure / The Sun
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JRFD responds to trash fire
June 7, 2017 - 9:00am
May 25, 2017
JRFD responds to brush fire
May 25, 2017 - 5:51pm
May 24, 2017
Powerline fire affects Montpelier, Millarton
May 24, 2017 - 5:19pm
Trailer burns near Jamestown
May 24, 2017 - 4:42pm
May 10, 2017
A Jamestown Rural Fire Department firefighter sprays water on a burned area of a pasture fire near Buchanan Wednesday afternoon. Chris Olson / The Sunplay button
JRFD responds to pasture fire
May 10, 2017 - 6:21pm
May 7, 2017
Jamestown Rural Fire Department responding to a controlled burn Sunday in rural Buchanan. A fire in a burn pit creeped into the brush but did not spread to a structure or cause any monetary loss. Fire danger level was high in Stutsman County and it was also windy. Tom LaVenture / The Sunplay button
Controlled burn spreads to brush
May 7, 2017 - 4:57pm
April 11, 2017
JRFD responds to fire
April 11, 2017 - 5:16pm
February 7, 2017
Perry Kuss, a member of Jamestown Rural Fire Department, accepts a gift of appreciation from Carson Radtke, a member of Cub Scout Pack 139, on Wednesday at the fire station. Tom LaVenture / The Sunplay button
Cub Scouts say thanks to JRFD
February 7, 2017 - 7:03am
October 18, 2016
JRFD responds to hay bale fire
October 18, 2016 - 8:39pm
October 4, 2016
The Jamestown Rural Fire District station at 205 3rd Ave. NW, Jamestown, was built in 1966 with additions in 1975 and 1988. The JRFD Board of Directors says the department is outgrowing the current space and agreed to pursue a special election to request a 4 mill levy increase to build a $2 million fire station, which would be targeted in late 2017 or 2018. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Pursuing a special election
October 4, 2016 - 6:41am
August 1, 2016
Jamestown Rural Fire Department complete a call to the rural Jamestown home of Chad and Denise Presser on Monday evening, where a fire started in the home that is believed to have been caused by lightning from the severe thunderstorm that pushed through the area. Tom LaVenture / The Sunplay button
Lightning strike damages home
August 1, 2016 - 11:24pm