Higginsville Fire Protection District

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Operating as usual

01/06/2022

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12/27/2021

NOTICE

HIGGINSVILLE FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
12/24/2021

The Higginsville Fire Protection District (the “District”) is seeking Design-Build Teams to submit qualifications to design and build the District’s replacement of Fire Station #1 (the “Project”). The District will utilize an internal evaluation method to determine which proposal is
best suited for the Project. The District will review all proposals and establish a short list of candidates and request presentations from each of those selected.

Submissions to this RFQ are due by 3:00 PM, February 25, 2022. There should be six (6) copies of the proposal with the final submission along with one electronic file (.pdf format on CD or USB flash drive). The package shall be marked: REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS – FIRE STATION 1. Submittals shall be addressed as follows:

Higginsville Fire Protection District
Attn: Kyle Warren
211 W. 19th St..
P.O. Box 284
Higginsville, MO 64037

Faxed, emailed, or telephoned proposals are not acceptable. Late RFQs will be retained and not receive consideration. All RFQ packages and materials submitted hereunder become the exclusive property of the District.

All requests to receive an RFQ packet, or make inquiries about this RFQ, should be addressed to Kyle Warren, Higginsville Fire Protection District. Specific inquiries will be compiled, answered, and issued via an addendum to this RFQ. Note, for this initial RFQ phase, no meetings
with the District will be provided.

The District reserves the right to accept or reject all responses to this RFQ that do not meet the selection criteria, to waive irregularities or technicalities therein, and to conduct discussions with any or all respondents and others as the District deems necessary. The District also reserves the right to reject all proposals and re-issue this RFQ later. No compensation will be paid by the District for any costs or expenses incurred by any entity in responding to this RFQ or participating in the interview process. All persons submitting an RFQ agree that rejection shall create no liability on the part of the District because of such rejection.

Failure to achieve a short list of at least two proposals may result in re-solicitation.

NOTE: No information will be given over the phone regarding bid results until 10:00 a.m. on the morning following the bid opening.

Prayers  for the Boone County Fire Protection District!
12/22/2021

Prayers for the Boone County Fire Protection District!

It is with great sadness that I announce that Boone County Fire Protection District Assistant Chief Bryant Gladney was killed today while on the scene of an early morning vehicle accident on Interstate 70 westbound at mile marker 135.4 east of Columbia, MO near Route Z.

Assistant Chief Bryant Gladney, other Boone County Fire District units and a University Ambulance were on the scene of the original accident involving a large commercial truck on its side at 4:33 am. While crews were working the accident scene, a westbound truck hit Assistant Chief Gladney’s vehicle at a high rate of speed and then struck the University Hospital Ambulance and the original truck involved. Crews on scene were able to quickly extricate Assistant Chief Gladney from his vehicle and transport him to the University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. No other first responders on the scene were injured.

Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Scott Olsen
Fire Chief
Boone County Fire Protection District

!!!! NO BURNING !!!!
12/15/2021

!!!! NO BURNING !!!!

With the strong winds expected today, fires could start and spread easily! Be sure to properly dispose of ci******es, and follow these tips to avoid danger.

12/14/2021

Given tomorrow's forecast for high winds, we ask that everyone refrain from outdoor burning.

A former long time volunteer for Higginsville Fire. Prayers for his family.
10/21/2021

A former long time volunteer for Higginsville Fire. Prayers for his family.

Dennis "Denny" Ray Wahn, 69 of Higginsville, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at Lafayette Regional Health Center in Lexington, Missouri.
He was born Thursday, August 21, 1952 in Higginsville and was the son of the late Elmer Wahn Jr. and Shirley Wahn of Higginsville, and the late Betty and Leland Schelp. Denny attended Lafayette County C-1 High School in Higginsville. He was the loving husband of Jennifer Wahn (Anderson).
He spent his career working in commercial maintenance for the Lafayette County C-1 School District, Higginsville Parks and Rec., and also spent some time working for the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Concordia, Missouri. He was a member of the Salem United Church of Christ. Denny enjoyed fishing, hunting, and loved camping. He was an avid sports fan and was a faithful fan of the Chiefs, Royals, and Mizzou.
His passion in life was local sports. He spent 35 years umpiring and officiating baseball, softball and basketball games. He coached baseball and softball for 30 plus years. He had a hand in bringing little league football to Higginsville. He won two state softball championships, had many local baseball world series appearances, had two players make the all national USSSA team, and had a pitcher drafted to the minor leagues. Denny loved coaching his children, grandchildren and "adopted players" over the years. Not only did he coach thousands of kids over three decades, he mentored and influenced all of his athletes. He enjoyed watching them grow up and mature into young men and women.
His absence will be deeply felt by this community, his friends and his loved ones. He will be truly missed by all who came to know him.
Surviving are his wife, Jennifer of the home; step-mother, Shirley Wahn of Higginsville; one son, Jeff (Dakota) Wahn of Lexington, three daughters, Jennifer (Cory) Zuehlsdorf of Higginsville, Jamie Box of Lexington, and Madison Wahn of the home; three brothers, Doug (Phyllis) Wahn of Lee's Summit, MO, Rick (Wanda) Wahn of Attalla, AL, Brian (Sherry) Wahn of Blue Springs, MO; two half brothers, Tim Schelp of Sweet Springs, MO, Mark Schelp of Concordia; seven grandchildren, Tanner (Morgan) Wahn, Cameron (Haylee) Zuehlsdorf, Hunter Zuehlsdorf (Randi O'Reilly), Dakota Hall, Brienna Nichols, Alie Nichols, Mekenzie Box; five great-grandchildren, Brexley, Blake, Sawyer, Hudson, and Camden.
He was preceded in death by his father, Elmer Wahn Jr.; mother, Betty Schelp; step-father, Leland Schelp; and one sister, Connie Bayless.
The family will receive friends from 4pm-7pm on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at Stewart-Hoefer Funeral Home located at 1600 Main St. Higginsville, MO.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, October 25, 2021 at Salem United Church of Christ with Rev. Dr. Tommy Faris officiating. Interment will follow in the Higginsville City Cemetery. Casket Bearers: Tanner Wahn, Cory Zuehlsdorf, Cameron Zuehlsdorf, Hunter Zuehlsdorf, Mark Kays, Shane Cooper. Honorary Casket Bearers: Dakota Hall, Aaron Haynes, Russ Mayden, Dan Rumsey.
Memorial contributions may be made out to Family Choice.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.stewarthoeferfuneralhome.com

09/05/2021

This year the Country Fair theme is “Come Home to the Simple Life, Where Hero’s Walk Amongst Us.” We decided to honor and thank the Higginsville Fire Protection District. We appreciate their service! Take a peek at our window and all the memorabilia!

Congrats to our Austin Trent
08/08/2021

Congrats to our Austin Trent

Congratulations to our 2021 Firefighter 1&2 class!

These students represent Johnson County Fire Protection District , Johnson County Fire Protection District #2 , Higginsville Fire Protection District , and Warrensburg Fire Department. They have completed the coursework and passed all of their practical testing for FF 1&2 and Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations. The final step toward certification will be their State written test that they will be taking in the near future.

A job well done ladies and gentlemen! We look forward to your continued contributions to the fire service!

HFPD took advantage of a house that is going to be demolished in the coming weeks!  District FF trained on search and re...
07/14/2021

HFPD took advantage of a house that is going to be demolished in the coming weeks! District FF trained on search and rescue techniques!
We would like to say “Thank You” to Andy &Katelyn Homfeld for the use of the home! And Kendall!

HFPD took advantage of a house that is going to be demolished in the coming weeks! District FF trained on search and rescue techniques!
We would like to say “Thank You” to Andy &Katelyn Homfeld for the use of the home! And Kendall!

07/14/2021

Today we welcome our newest fulltime Firefighter Logan Warren to your Warrensburg Fire Department!

Firefighter Warren is a native of Higginsville, MO and a graduate of Higginsville High School. He completed his Firefighter I&II certification through Hutchinson Community College Fire Science Fire Academy. He received his EMT training Higginsville Emergency Medical Services. Firefighter Warren began his fire service career with the Higginsville Fire Protection District in 2020. In his spare time he enjoys hunting and fishing.

Welcome aboard Firefighter Warren! We look forward to serving with you!

We had a good time helping the 5th graders celebrate DARE graduation!
05/18/2021

We had a good time helping the 5th graders celebrate DARE graduation!

We had a good time helping the 5th graders celebrate DARE graduation!

Photos from Warrensburg Fire Department's post
05/07/2021

Photos from Warrensburg Fire Department's post

Nice work by everyone involved. Awesome service and advice from the entire Feld team. A huge thank you to the HFPD Board...
04/21/2021

Nice work by everyone involved. Awesome service and advice from the entire Feld team. A huge thank you to the HFPD Board. And as always, thank you citizens for your support !

Feld Fire would like to thank Higginsville Fire Department for the recent purchase and delivery of their Spartan Star Series Class A Pumper! It was such an honor and privilege to work with your committee to create your beautiful custom pumper! A few of the features selected by Higginsville FD start with the Custom Metro Star Chassis featuring the MFD Cab, a side-mounted pump panel, aluminum body construction, Waterous 1500PGM pump, 1000 Gal UPF tank, and an enclosed ladder storage position. This Spartan Star Series Pumper comes with a full bumper to bumper 3-year Single Source warranty, Higginsville will only have one call for service, Feld Fire handles the rest! We appreciate the opportunity to serve your department and look forward to partnering with you in the future! #feldfire #wevegotyoucovered

04/03/2021

NO BURNING!!
It's dry and windy.

03/29/2021

🚫🔥 Any outdoor burning is highly discouraged today.

Strong winds and very dry conditions will result in dangerous fire conditions today, and any fire that ignites will be able to spread very quickly.

03/12/2021

Daylight Saving Time is the perfect reminder to check your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. Test your alarms to ensure they are working properly, change the batteries and replace if they are over 10 years old. #timetoreplace

03/10/2021

It's a #TripleThreatWednesday for the KC area:

1) Very high to extreme fire weather danger is expected today.

2) A Wind Advisory is in effect from 7AM-6PM for SSW wind gusts up to 50 mph.

3) Severe weather will be possible tonight (after 7PM) with large hail the main threat.

Reminder NO BURNING!!!
03/07/2021

Reminder NO BURNING!!!

It will be a warm and breezy day...good for a lot of outdoor activities but, burning will not be one of them! Temperatures this afternoon will rise into the upper 60s and lower 70s with humidity values falling into the upper teens and lower 20s percent range. Combining the dry conditions with southerly wind gusts 30 to 35 mph will create very high fire danger conditions this afternoon. As such a Red Flag Warning is in effect from noon through 6PM. Please avoid all burning.

03/06/2021

***POST IS OUTDATED***
Elevated fire 🔥 danger is expected Sunday afternoon. The greatest chance for fires to get out of control will be across portions of central/northeast Missouri where winds will be from the southwest at 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph, relative humidity will be 25 to 30 percent, and fuel moisture will be low. Please be careful and consider moving any planned burns to a different day.

03/04/2021

NO BURNING!! Crews have been out on multiple grass and field fire this week. NO BURNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

02/22/2021
02/09/2021

After assisting neighboring departments with multiple fatality fires in less than a week's time, the MFPD would like to remind everyone again to please make sure you have smoke detectors installed and please make sure they are in working order. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families who have lost loved ones in these tragic fires and we send our thanks to all the hardworking firefighters and first responders who have been working these tough calls in extremely cold conditions.

02/06/2021

Lexington Fire is very sad to announce that last nights fire at the 700 block of highland avenue was a fatality house fire. Upon arrival of the Fire Department the entire front of the house was involved including the occupants bedroom. A rescue attempt was made by A LPD officer when he arrived but conditions were too dangerous. Lexington Firefighters entered the building and searched multiple rooms before having to back out due to fire conditions. The cause of the fire is under investigation. No working smoke detectors was found in the residence. Please Please if you do not have working smoke detectors get them ASAP. Thank you to our mutual aid departments that assisted today. Mayview, Wellington, Higginsville , and Ray County Ambulance.

US National Weather Service Kansas City Missouri
12/31/2020

US National Weather Service Kansas City Missouri

We have a complex winter storm moving into the area tonight and lasting through a good portion of the day tomorrow. Precipitation will move north into the area overnight to early Friday morning. Widespread icing is expected mainly south and east of the KC area into central MO, with a swath of snow from east central KS through the KC metro and into north central/northeastern MO.

US National Weather Service Kansas City Missouri
12/31/2020

US National Weather Service Kansas City Missouri

A winter storm is expected to impact the region beginning late tonight and continuing through Friday afternoon. Travel conditions will deteriorate rapidly once wintry precipitation begins, so please make sure you plan accordingly for any NYE plans. See the graphics for details!

K**b Noster Fire Department
11/26/2020

K**b Noster Fire Department

Happy Thanksgiving everyone travel safe.

Missouri Division of Fire Safety
11/19/2020

Missouri Division of Fire Safety

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning today from noon until 5:00 pm due to a combination of low humidity, dry fuels, and high winds. These conditions are conducive for the rapid growth and spread of wildfires. The effected area is approximately along and south of highway 50 and east of highway 65.

Wind Advisories and Special Weather Statements for wind/fire danger cover nearly all of Missouri today.

Please refrain from outdoor burning until conditions improve.

Missouri Division of Fire Safety
09/11/2020

Missouri Division of Fire Safety

Today, we remember the 2,977 lives lost during the terrorist attacks on our nation 19 years ago. Never Forget.

343 FDNY
23 NYPD
37 PAPD

09/11/2020
08/19/2020
Higginsville Emergency Medical Services

Higginsville Emergency Medical Services

Special Thanks to so many life savers today. In particular, Higginsville Police and Higginsville Fire and Lexington Fire. Together we made a difference today.

Higginsville Fire Protection District
08/16/2020

Higginsville Fire Protection District

07/31/2020
Lafayette County Emergency Management Agency

Lafayette County Emergency Management Agency

There is water over the roads in several spots throughout the County. Please be smart. I can’t believe I have to post this, but here we are. Be Alert and Be Safe

07/07/2020
Running 4 Heroes Inc.

Running 4 Heroes Inc.

Honoring fallen De Soto Fire Department Fire Lieutenant and Fire Marshal Ron Wehlage, Jr. with a 1-mile run carrying the Red Line Flag.

Have a safe and happy Independence Day
07/03/2020
Fireworks Safety in Missouri

Have a safe and happy Independence Day

Missouri State Fire Marshal Tim Bean reminds Missourians that public fireworks displays are safest and have the best sights but he shares fireworks safety ti...

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i need to speak with someone to meet and deliver items we made for firemen appreciation day please contact me at 816-263-4532
Many have asked how they can help our injured 1st Captain, Jake Hayward and his family. Michelle's Place, a restaurant, in Mayview, MO is designated as a drop-off point for gas cards, Visa gift cards, etc. to assist the Hayward family in travel and expenses related to driving back and forth to Kansas City. At this time we are thankful to report that Jake is stable, but still in critical condition. He has a long road ahead and I am confident our fire family and our entire community will do whatever we can to help every step of the way. We appreciate your continued calls, messages and offers to help during this difficult time. Please keep the entire Mayview Fire Protection District and our community in your thoughts and prayers. Please feel free to share this post with others who may be inquiring about how to help.
Thanks Randy Amor for coming out today to the Cub Scout day camp the kids had a blast