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Keep the wreaths red!
Kurt Parsons

The Quincy Fire Department Red Wreaths Need to Remain Red

The Quincy Fire Department has placed wreaths with red lights on them at all of their firehouses around the city of Quincy. The idea is to have nothing but red lights on the wreath which would mean a fire free Christmas season for homes in the city. Any home fires that occur would cause the Fire Department to change one of the red bulbs to a white bulb. So the goal is to keep the wreaths red and not white.

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QFD Awards Eight Fire Escape Ladders

The Quincy Fire Department has announced the names of the 8 winners of fire escape ladders given away by the Fire Department.  The winners names were drawn from all the registrants from the Fire Prevention Week Kickoff event at the Quincy Mall held on October 19th.

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James Pioch, Jeff Dorsey
James Pioch, Jeff Dorsey

QFD Assistant Chief James Pioch is the Firefighter of the Year

The Fifth Annual Quincy Exchange Club Firefighter of the Year Award presentation took place today with October being National Fire Awareness Month.  This year’s winner was Assistant Fire Chief James Pioch of the Quincy Fire Department, an 18 year veteran of the Department.

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Getty Images
Getty Images

This is How the Teddy Bear Clinic Got Started

Twenty-five years ago I took my 6-year-old daughter to the Peoria Zoo and as chance would have it one of the Peoria hospitals was holding a stuffed animal day at the Zoo. Little did I know 25 years later, the idea that I brought back to Quincy would still be flourishing. I came back to Quincy thinking that this needs to happen in our town, too.  We didn't have a zoo in Quincy but we did have the Animal Park at the Illinois Veteran’s Home.  Armed with ideas during my drive back to Quincy, I went to work to make sure this took place in our town.  I contacted Blessing Hospital and they set me up with a meeting with the right people and “The Teddy Bear Clinic” was born.

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Kurt Parsons

Quincy Fire Department to Host Fire Prevention Week Kick Off at the Quincy Mall

The Quincy Fire Department will be hosting their third Annual Fire Prevention Week Kick-Off this Saturday in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week. The event will be held at the Quincy Mall parking lot near Bergners from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

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Firefighters Shirt, Jeff Dorsey
Firefighters Shirt, Jeff Dorsey

Firefighters Selling T-Shirts For Blessing Cancer Center

The Quincy Fire Department is again selling commemorative t-shirts to raise funds for the Blessing Cancer Center's Financial Assistance Program. This year the shirts are pink in color and the design features a full back logo with the breast cancer ribbon, dressed as a firefighter, opening a fire hydrant.

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Historic Quincy Business District Webpage
Historic Quincy Business District Webpage

‘Flames in the District’ Turns to ‘Blues in the District’ This Friday

Well, last Friday thousands turned out for "Flames in the District," and thousands may turn out this Friday for "Blues in the District!" The Rusty Wright Band will entertain the attendees at Washington Park for the season finale.

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Johannes Simon, Getty Images
Johannes Simon, Getty Images

Freaky Haunted Friday the 13th Trip from Quincy to Alton Set in September

The next Friday the Thirteenth is in September, and it just might be a fun one if you take advantage of a trip being organized by Brother Ed Arambasich, the chaplain for the Quincy Fire Department.

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David McNew/Getty Images
David McNew/Getty Images

Prayer Service for 19 Arizona Firefighters to be Held This Morning

The public is invited to attend a prayer memorial service for the nineteen firefighters of the Prescott, Arizona Fire Department that were lost fighting wildfires this past weekend.  

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Phil Walter, Getty Images
Phil Walter, Getty Images

Guns and Hoses Benefit Softball Game is Saturday

The Quincy Gems are presenting a benefit softball game this Saturday at Q.U. Stadium with the Adams County Sheriff's Department taking on the Quincy Fire Department.  Game time is 6:30 Saturday night with all proceeds benefiting both departments.

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