Storm Spotters Training

Monday February 23, 2015 Storm Spotter Training will be held and hosted by District 5 Fire @ 5920 Hwy 59 North, Van Buren, Figure Five Fire Station, this will be at 7pm and is open to the public. The Cities of Mulberry, Alma and Van Buren plus Crawford County all meet Storm Ready Community requirements and this training is part of that recognition. For other training opportunities visit: Questions contact Dennis Gilstrap at the Crawford County Department of Emergency Management 479-471-3260.

Training Dates

High Angle February 28 2015, leave EOC at 0800 hrs to go to Fern Gully till 4:00p.m.

Swiftwater Rescue Possible date March 28 for water portion of training if there is enough water

Mock Search April 11

2015 Board Members

President: Jim Jones
Vice President: Tim Jones
Secretary: Damon Rye
Treasurer: Sandy Rye
Safety: Ty Lowry
Trainer: Max Garrett

Reminder: training on Saturday 1/10/15 for renewal on First Aid/CPR 8-12 & 1-5. If you have not signed up for the class please contact Jim Jones immediately.

January 6th Meeting

We will be voting for the 2015 Board:
Vice President

Also, be sure to sign up for January 10th CPR/First Aid renewal class. This is a MUST requirement to have for SAR!
Classes will be either 8am-12pm or 1pm to 5pm (your choice, but space is limited).

If you would like to take over the webpage please let Christy Jones know.
Thank you and hope to see you there!

First Aid Renewal


If you signed up for the First Aid renewal class it will be held at the ECO (1820 Chestnut) on Saturday January 10th. Half of the group will go at 8am to 12pm then the others will go
from 1pm to 5pm. It will cover First Aid, O2, Heartsaver (adult, child and infant). Please contact Jim Jones to let him know which time you would prefer.

December Meeting 12/2

This meeting will be our annual Christmas Party, you are welcome to bring your spouse and kids. Please bring a dish…all meats will be provided.
Meeting will begin at 6pm and meal will start at 6:30. We will discuss all of the parades and polar bear plunge which starts this weekend.



December meeting will be on the 2 nd @ 6:30 pm and this will be our Christmas potluck, bring the family.

Alma Christmas parade will be December 5 th.

Polar Bear Plunge at Mulberry’s Bluff Hole is on 12/6.

Parades on December 13 will be Dyer @ 11 am, then Mulberry @ 1 pm finally

Van Buren @ 6 pm.