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Fire Department Incident Reports April 8, 2014

Saturday, April 5 At 1:42 pm on April 5, fire personnel were dispatched to 401 Kendall Drive, Prowers Medical Center, on report of a false alarm.  While en route, Prowers County Dispatch advised that Security Alarms had called and stated that PMC had said they were conducting a fire drill but had not notified Dispatch […]

Honkers Recognize Two New Fire Engineers/EMTs

On October 18th the Lamar Honkers made a visit to the Lamar Fire Department to recognize the promotion of two new Fire Engineers/EMTs to the Lamar Fire Department. After extensive training under the supervision of Fire Chief Marshal Cook, Geoff Newman and Jordan Kemp were promoted to their new positions and duties in mid-September. Congratulations […]

9-11 Flag Ceremony at Rodeway Inn Cow Palace

Click on a picture to see a scrolling gallery. The American Flag was raised for the first time on a new flagpole at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn at noon on Tuesday, September 11.  Three new flagpoles were installed in time for the anniversary of the 9/11 observance. Cow Palace Inn General Manager, Doug Thrall, said earlier that it […]

Local Fireworks Funding Needed

  This year’s 4th of July fireworks display at the Prowers County Fairgrounds will go on as scheduled, but next year’s display may be in doubt.  Not because of a lack of rain to keep the area moist, but because of a lack of dollars to pay for the fireworks display. Each year, for almost […]

Fire at Former Gelhausen’s Apartments

Pictures and Video by Russ Baldwin As of 2pm this afternoon, Monday, June 6, Lamar firefighters were battling a fire that broke out in a combination garage/storage area at the former Gelhausen’s Apartment Complex off Chestnut Street. According to the landlord, Athony LaTour, who was on the scene, the current owner lives in Denver. LaTour […]