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Past IFCA President Vince Hornberger Passes Away
- Vincent "Vince" Hornberger, 85, of Cresco, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the Evans Memorial Home in Cresco, Iowa.
Vince was born on July 6, 1927 to Charles and Lena (Kieninger) Hornberger on a farm in Lincoln Township in Winneshiek County, Iowa. He moved to Cresco in 1930. He attended Cresco Public Schools, and served as the Senior Class President in 1945. Five days following ... (Full Story)
Past IFCA President Edsel McMickel passes away
- Services have been set for former Cedar Rapids fire chief Edsel McMickel who died Wednesday morning at the age of 87.
McMickel, who was the ninth paid fire chief in the history of the department, served the department for 40 years.
McMickel was hired on November 16, 1950, was promoted to chief on February 16, 1971, and retired on March 16, 1991.
Visitation will be at First Lutheran Church, ... (Full Story)
FSTB asking for assistance
- The Fire Service Training Bureau is conducting a survey to collect some baseline information related to training needs, instructor evaluations, and methods of training. They have assembled a short survey (using SurveyMonkey) to gather this information.
The link to this survey is: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/H6Y8DGV
The survey should only take a few minutes to complete. The survey will ... (Full Story)
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