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Virgil inspects new sink donated by "The Beef Corporation"

December 20, 2018

This huge stainless steel sink just fits in the space.  Donated by "The Beef Corporation", Virgil and volunteers set the sink in place.  Virgil lead the team of helpers to get it connected and working.  Virgil inspects and documents the teams work before approving it for use.  Thank you Virgil.  Thank you "The Beef Corporation". 

Atlas Broadband upgrades wireless Internet

December 20, 2018

Atlas Broadband upgrades the radios on the big antenna.  The upgrade gives Black Dog Fire Department a more reliable Internet connection and faster speed.  Atlas Broadband donates the Internet service to the Fire Department.  Thank you Atlas Broadband!

2018 Yard Sale has nice turnout

April 27, 2018

Yard Sale shoppers enjoying indoor shopping.  Everyone seems to find something they like.

BBQ sandwich is Yard Sale favorite

April 27, 2018

Virgil and Frances behind the counter serving up everyone's favorite BBQ sandwiches.

Mmm, Fresh Baked Cinnamon Rolls

April 27, 2018

The new kitchen at the Fire Station allows for a new tradition.  Fresh baked goods are now offered at the Annual Yard Sale.  Nothing like the smell of Cinnamon Rolls baking.  Come inside and savor the smell!

Great weather for 2018 Yard Sale

April 27, 2018

2018 Yard Sale has Beautiful weather. Great deals make happy shoppers.

Firehouse Subs donates Jaws of Life!

October 10, 2017

Firehouse Subs supports rural fire departments by donating 0.11 percent of all sales to rural fire departments.  Black Dog Fire Department submitted paperwork to receive one of the grants and was awarded about $16,000 to purchase these battery powered Jaws of Life. Thank you "FIREHOUSE SUBS". 

ISO "5" Awarded to Black Dog Fire!

July 01, 2016

After many years of planning, work, and equipment acquisitions, Black Dog Fire Department is awarded ISO"5".  Rating becomes official on July 1, 2016. Contact your Insurance Company and tell them to download the ISO Letter.

Bylaws Changed

May 10, 2016

Board votes to change the Bylaws: Firefighter Pension and Retirement eligibility revised to agree with SOP and to be paid by BDF, and Removed charge for Assisted Burns.  Click here for new Bylaws.


April 29, 2016

Almost $10,000 was raised!  The next Big Annual Yard Sale and BBQ is scheduled for April 28th and 29th 2017.  Hope to see you then. Click Here for more information.

Black Dog's New Website is Active!

March 24, 2016

Black Dog's Website allows for better communications with the community. 

South Wall Repairs

March 24, 2016

Repairs on the South Wall are underway.  The old siding has been removed and hauled away.  Long lasting metal siding will cover the wall. 

Roof repairs begin!

March 19, 2016

David and Ryan start repairs on the roof.  Roof repairs should only take a few days.  Then some outside walls will be covered with metal.  Metal on the roof and walls should last for many trouble free years.


Lights go On!

February 02, 2016

Security lights are on!  Bridgepoint Electric installed energy efficient LED Floodlights at Black Dog Fire Department.  These LED lights use about 15% of the power that incandescent lights use.  They have a useful life of over 20 years.  On dark nights these lights will provide safety and security.

Voters annex Osage Hills Area.

November 10, 2015

Voters in the Osage Hills Fire District approved a proposition to allow the Black Dog Fire District and Osage Hills Fire District to merge.  The area of responsibility for Black Dog FD now includes the Osage Hills area.  

Ready for Concrete.

July 31, 2015

 Building 2 has vapor barrier down, rebar down, and ready for concrete.

100 Foot antenna.

December 23, 2014

With this new 100 foot antenna, Firefighters may communicate better in emergency situations.  With new radios and tower Firefighters communicate with other Firefighters and support crews. The new radio system gives Firefighters complete coverage with no "dark" spots.  Effective communications help save property and lives.

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