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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Record number of service calls for MFD during 2021 calendar year

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – If you thought that the Muscatine Fire Department was busy in 2021, you were right. The Department set a record responding to 5,709 calls for service during the calendar year breaking the previous high of 5,238 calls f...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Preventing residential fires as the weather turns colder

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Many people turn to additional heating equipment as the weather turns colder, and the potential for property and/or personal loss due to fire also increases unless adequate precautions are taken.

 

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Two receive minor injuries in apartment fire Sunday

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Two residents received minor injuries following a grease fire on a stovetop Sunday afternoon in Muscatine. Both individuals were transported to UnityPoint Health – Trinity Muscatine where they were treated fo...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Common sense key to preventing winter house fires

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A little common sense can go a long way to keeping you safe throughout the year. That is especially true during the winter months when houses are closed up and cold temperatures arrive according to Assistant Fire Chief Mike Hart...

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