Quincy Fire Department

St. Francis Blessing of Pets to be Held Today
If you are a pet owner you won't want to miss this opportunity as Brother Ed Arambasich will conduct a "Pet Blessing" this afternoon. Brother Ed, will hold the St. Francis Blessing of Pets at 9th and Vermont in Quincy today from 4 until 6 p.m.
Truck Fire at 24th & Broadway Interrupts Traffic
Shortly after 1 p.m. today Quincy firefighters were called to one of the busiest intersections in the city to fight a vehicle fire. A truck in the northbound lane of 24th Street at Broadway caught fire at the traffic light at that intersection.
Quincy Fire Department to Host a Fire Truck Parade
The City of Quincy will continue its 175th Anniversary celebration on Saturday, October 3 when the Quincy Fire Department will hold a parade of fire fighting apparatus down Maine Street. The public is invited to the parade of fire trucks beginning at 1 p.m. that Saturday beginning at 12th and Maine …
The 27th Annual Teddy Bear Clinic is This Sunday
The 27th Annual Teddy Bear Clinic will be held this Sunday afternoon from noon to 3 p.m. at Blessing Hospital's main entrance. As the founder of this event 27 years ago, the staff at Blessing Riemann College of Nursing was kind enough to name one of two new gigantic Teddy Bears after me last year.  …
Here’s My Plan to Save the City Some Money, What’s Yours?
Whether you agree with the new budget cuts or not, the City of Quincy is between a rock and a hard place. The $2-Million revenue stream from the State of Illinois is all but gone and the city needs to find ways to offset that loss. That is not an easy task. So it is time to come up with some creativ…

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