Kearney Volunteer Fire Department
Always ready since 1883....
Updates on the Fire Department

12/1/2014
Friday night fire destroys Gibbon family’s home

12/1/2014
Oven fire causes $25,000 in damage

11/29/2014
Fire in Gibbon injures 2

11/28/2014
Fire trucks dispatched to heavy smoke

11/25/2014
Welcome Melody Hill - Daughter of Tony Hill and his wife Korrena



11/24/2014
Rags blamed for Sunday morning fire in Kearney

11/20/2014
KVFD advises to play it safe this winter

11/19/2014
Ashes from wood-burning stove cause garage fire in Kearney

11/17/2014
Kearney man in fair condition after crashing truck into cedar tree

11/13/2014
Car rolls over, ejects man onto railroad tracks

11/6/2014
New sculpture at firefighters museum will help kids earn their spots

10/20/2014
One taken to Good Sam after semi-car crash

10/14/2014
KVFD looking for cause of Valley View fire

10/10/2014
Abler is new director of Nebraska Firefighters Museum

10/8/2014
Rollover crash on I-80 sends 2 to hospital

10/7/2014
KVFD visits elementary schools to teach children about fire safetyhtml

9/26/2014
RIP - Dick L. "Huggy" Larson


9/20/2014
KVFD had their annual pancake feed down at Station 1.  To see the pictures click here.

9/17/2014
KVFD dive team helps search for man thought to have fallen into Paxton canal.

9/16/2014
Overheated transformer fills St. John’s with just smoke.

9/6/2014
KVFD gives firsthand look at training.

9/6/2014
KVFD’s maze teaches firefighters breath conservation.

9/4/2014
We held our old-timers reunion where we invite the folks that have retired from the department.  It was truly a pleasure to sit around with these folks and hear stories from the past and to get their opinions on the current events that we have going on.



9/4/2014
KVFD center puts polish into fight vs. fires.

9/3/2014
KVFD to honor fallen firefighters Sept. 11 during open house at training grounds.

9/2/2014
Kearney home lost after gas fumes on shirt spontaneously combusted

 

8/20/2014
Kearney Volunteer Fire Department was called out by Kearney Police Department Motor Unit for the ALS ice bucket challenge.  We responded in style.  We are calling out Good Samaritan Hospital EMS unit, City of Kearney's board members, Buffalo County mutual aid and the Buffalo County Sheriff's Department.

Click here for the video



8/15/2014
Simulator teaches Kearney firefighters how to gain control in out-of-control emergencies.
To see the individual videos click here

8/7/2014
Congratulations to these firefighters who are now off of probation:

Company 1 - Jarret Johnston
Company 2 - Shawn Mewes
Company 3 - Cory Flaig
Company 4 - Alex Brush, Robert Cinatl, Jon Schroeder

7/10/2014
KVFD would like to welcome our new members: Jarod Nitkiewicz, Matt McDonald, Steven Brumbaugh, Philip Odom, Chris Kupec and Seth Lunberry.

We also have 2 new full-time drivers (employed by the city) who are Seth Lunbery and Bryan Chase.  Bryan Chase is still an active volunteer as well who has been a member since January 2010.