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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Matt Hinkle

State Fire Academy offers rope-climbing class locally

Lafayette County Volunteer firefighters learned the basics of rope rescue during a two-week course offered by the State Fire Academy that culminated Saturday with the firefighters testing out for their certification. (March 16, 2012, Page 1B)

Local firemen featured in 2012 MBF calendar

Eight Oxford firefighters are being featured in the 2012 Mississippi Firefighters Calendar, sponsored by the Mississippi Burn Foundation. To order a calendar, visit www.mfmba.org. (October 26, 2011, Page 2)

Training session hosted by firefighters

The Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department will host a regional training session Oct.  that will provide volunteer and career firefighters with the tools they need to help their fellow citizens in times of disaster. (October 21, 2011, Page 3A)

Local firefighters given Valor Award for heroic efforts

Several Oxford firefighters were awarded for their valor and heroic efforts during a deadly fire in January where two woman lost their lives. The award was given to the firefighters on Friday in Jackson at the annual Mississippi Firefighters Memorial Burn Association banquet. (February 16, 2011, Page 1)

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