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Christmas Safety Tips

Christmas Safety Tips

Trees Many artificial trees are fire resistant. If you buy one, look for a statement specifying this protection. A fresh tree will stay green longer and be less of a fire hazard than a dry tree. To check for freshness, remember: Many artificial t...
U of O Winter Games Jan. 23rd thru Jan. 25th, 2015

U of O Winter Games Jan. 23rd thru Jan. 25th, 2015

After the holidays comes the annual University of Okoboji Winter Games. This year the events will be held on January 26th thru January 25th, 2015. Fun for the entire family comes with a gamet of events that will be held throughout the Great Lakes area....
Winter Safety

Winter Safety

Before a Winter Storm: Prepare Your Vehicle and put together an emergency kit. Prepare your car for winter: Have your car systems serviced; check the battery, antifreeze, wipers, etc. Replace wiper fluid with a wintertime mixture. Replace...
Emergency Action Plan - Does your family have one?

Emergency Action Plan - Does your family have one?

MAKE A PLAN Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so plan how you will contact one another. Think about how you will communicate in different situations. Prepare yourself and your family for a disaster by making an emergency plan. Your e...
Learn Before You Burn!

Learn Before You Burn!

  Taken for Dickinson County Emergency Management: Thinking about doing some burning? Whether it's a small trash pile or an entire field, it's imperative that you check the current weather conditions as well as the forecast. Often times,...

Home Security Systems & False Alarms

Many communities around the country are having an increasing problem with home security system false alarms. In heavy vacation area where home are used only a portion of the year home security systems are relied upon to notify dispatch/fire/police when...
Press Release - Falls Park - Sioux Falls, SD Mutual Aid March 15, 2013

Press Release - Falls Park - Sioux Falls, SD Mutual Aid March 15, 2013

 Press Release 03-16-2013 Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire and Rescue Dive Team assist with search for victims at Falls Park in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire and Rescue Dive Team responded to a mutual aid request from ...
PRESS RELEASE for House Fire at 284 Kruse Beach Road

PRESS RELEASE for House Fire at 284 Kruse Beach Road

  Press Release For Immediate Release   The Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire and Rescue was dispatched to a residential structure fire located at 284 Kruse Beach Road in Arnolds Park at 2:33PM on Friday June 14 arrival was greeted with a ...
UPDATE!! PRESS RELEASE - APARTMENT FIRE ON MARCH 4, 2013

UPDATE!! PRESS RELEASE - APARTMENT FIRE ON MARCH 4, 2013

Press Release For Immediate Release 03-05-2013   After investigation by the State Fire Marshall’s office and the Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire and Rescue the fire at 1505 Country Club Drive has been determined to be accidental in nature originating i...
Press Release - Apartment Fire on March 4, 2013

Press Release - Apartment Fire on March 4, 2013

Press Release For Immediate Release 03-04-2013   The Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire and Rescue was dispatched to 1505 Country Club Drive for a structure fire at 2:54PM on Monday, March 4, 2013.  While enroute dispatch advised of multiple calls ...
Press Release - House Fire on Oct. 19, 2012

Press Release - House Fire on Oct. 19, 2012

APO Fire Press Release 10-19-12

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