Firefighters from 10 volunteer fire departments across Minnesota and Wisconsin received scholarships from Koch Pipeline Company to attend a fire training course at the Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend refinery in Rosemount, Minnesota. The firefighters received world-class incident response and fire training from Pine Bend’s professional fire department. The scholarships covered all travel, lodging, meal and training costs for the group of 23 firefighters.
Firefighters from the following volunteer fire departments participated in the training: Bemidji, MN; Clearbrook, MN; Durand, WI; Foley, MN; Menahga, MN; Nevis, MN; Plum City, WI; Randall, MN, Shevlin, MN; and Staples, MN.
Learn more about the training in this Bemidji Pioneer article.